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Colonial Craftsmen

And the Beginnings of American Industry

by Edwin Tunis

  • 212 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Other manufacturing technologies,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • Industries - General,
  • Industrial History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • HIS,
  • BUS,
  • BUS070000,
  • HIS036020,
  • Technical & Manufacturing Trades,
  • History / United States / General,
  • History,
  • Artisans,
  • Handicraft,
  • Industries,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870512M
    ISBN 100801862280
    ISBN 109780801862281

    Get this from a library! Colonial craftsmen: and the beginnings of American industry. [Edwin Tunis] -- Describes and illustrates the work of craftsmen and artisans in Colonial America. Shows types of work done in town shops and manufacturies, as well as, in homes, village shops, and country forges. The Glassmakers, The Silversmiths (Colonial American Craftsmen, #2), The Papermakers (Colonial American Craftsmen, #3), The Printers (Colonial American Author: Leonard Everett Fisher.

    Excellent study by distinguished historian examines lives and work of American craftsmen in the years before the Revolution — cabinetmakers, silversmiths, pewterers, printers, painters, engravers, blacksmiths, button-makers, shipwrights, and many more. "A fascinating study not only of the work of the 18th-century American artisan but of his place in pre-Revolutionary society.". Very Good. Tunis, Edwin. Colonial Craftsmen and the Beginnings of American Industry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Indexed. Illustrated. 4to. Paperback. Book condition: Very good ex-library copy with lightly rubbed edges. Library labels on spine and rear cover, and discard stamp on verso of last page. Clean pages.5/5(1).

    Colonial Living is EdwinTunis's a vigorous re-creation of 17th- and 18th-century America—of the everyday living of those sturdy men and women who carved a way of life out of the wilderness. In lively text and accurate drawings we see the dugouts and wigwams of New England's first settlers and the houses they learned to build against the cruel winters; the snug Dutch and Flemish farmhouses of 2/5(1). Home > Colonial Craftsmen > Reviews With their well-balanced blend of text and drawings they provide an interesting sampling of colonial craft practices, as well as a delightful 'flavor of the times.' We [blacksmiths] should all become familiar with this widely read book." — John Austen - The Newsletter of the Blacksmiths' Guild of the.


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