By Rene De La Pedraja
A most desirable authority has written the 1st finished reference in regards to the U.S. service provider Marine and American transport from the creation of steamships to modern-day diesel containerships--showing the effect of politics, economics, and expertise on maritime background over the last centuries. Over 500 entries describe humans, deepest businesses, enterprise and exertions teams, engineering and technological advancements, executive firms, phrases, key legislation, landmark instances, matters, occasions, and ships of notice. brief lists of references for additional examining accompany those entries. Appendices comprise a chronology, diagrams of presidency organisations, and lists of industrial and exertions teams through founding dates. An surprisingly large index lends itself to the various study pursuits of scholars, lecturers, and execs in maritime and fiscal heritage, business-labor-government family, and armed forces studies.
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A Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Merchant Marine and Shipping Industry: Since the Introduction of Steam by Rene De La Pedraja