Historical Dictionary of the U S Maritime Industry

Author: Kenneth J. Blume
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810856344
Format: PDF, ePub
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In the Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Maritime Industry, author Kenneth J. Blume provides a convenient survey of this important industry from the colonial period to the present day: from sail to steam to nuclear power. This concise new reference work captures the key features of overseas, coastal, lake, and river shipping and industry. An introduction provides an overview of the industry while the dictionary itself contains more than four hundred cross-referenced entries on ships, shipping companies, famous personalities, and major ports. A number of appendixes, including statistics on foreign trade, maritime disasters, famous ships, and major ports, supplement the dictionary, and a comprehensive bibliography leads the researcher to further sources.

Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry

Author: Keith Hatschek
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538111446
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important artists, managers, companies, industry terminology and significant trade associations.

Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry

Author: Marius S. Vassiliou
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538111608
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on companies, people, events, technologies, countries, provinces, cities, and regions.

Historical Dictionary of the Dominican Republic

Author: Eric Paul Roorda
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810879069
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Historical Dictionary of the Dominican Republic contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

Author: Francesca Sterlacci
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442239093
Format: PDF, Docs
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,400 cross-referenced entries on designers, models, couture houses, significant articles of apparel and fabrics, trade unions, and the international trade organizations.

Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence

Author: Michael A. Turner
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810878909
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This second edition covers the history of United States intelligence, and includes several key features: Chronology Introductory essay Appendixes Bibliography Over 600 cross-referenced entries on key events, issues, people, operations, laws, regulations