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Maritime Maryland

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Description for Maritime Maryland This rich history of Maryland's waterways reveals how human enterprise has affected-and been affected by-the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Num Pages: 328 pages, 71, 45 black & white halftones, 25 colour illustrations, 1 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1KBBFM; HBTM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 203 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1102.
Harvested for food, harnessed for power, and home to more than 3,600 species of plants, fish, and animals, the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries have long been essential to the sustainability and survival of the region's populations. Historian William S. Dudley explores that history in an engaging and comprehensive account of Maryland's storied maritime heritage. Dudley paints a vivid picture of Maryland's maritime past in its broadest scope, exploring the complex and nuanced interactions of humans, land, and water through descriptions of shipbuilding, steam technology, agricultural pollution, commercial and passenger transportation, naval campaigns, watermen, crabbing, and oystering. He also discusses ... Read more

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Johns Hopkins University Press United States
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Baltimore, MD, United States
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About William S. Dudley
William S. Dudley has long been associated with the naval and maritime history of Maryland and currently serves in positions with the Maryland Historical Society, the Naval Historical Foundation, and Sea History magazine. He is the historian general of the Naval Order of the United States and is author and editor of numerous works, including Naval War of ... Read more

Reviews for Maritime Maryland
An important resource for any maritime collection, especially those with special interests in Maryland and her contributions to history and the economy.
Cindy Vallar Pirates and Privateers This book will make a very nice addition to your maritime library. The Lone Star 2010 A poetic dedication to the state and its maritime traditions... Including superbly reproduced color and black-and-white ... Read more

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