Forging America ironworkers, adventurers, and the industrious revolution by John BezГ­s-Selfa

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Iron industry and trade -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Work ethic -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-267) and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Bezís-Selfa.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9515 .B478 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21170374M
ISBN 100801439930
LC Control Number2003055168
OCLC/WorldCa52418120

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