America's wooden age: aspects of its early technology

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    Authors & editors

    Hindle, Brooke

    Publisher Sleepy Hollow Restorations
    Year of publication 1975

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Development of technology


    Scope & contentThe technology of the "Wooden Age" - from the earliest days of settlement to the mid-19th century.

    Includes a chapter by Charles Howell "Colonial Watermills in the Wooden Age"

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    Accession no. 21625

    • Shelf location: T400.8-HIN
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection
    • Notes: Individually authored chapters

    Divisions within this publication

    • 1: The Span of the Wooden Age
    • 2: The Forest Society of New England
    • 3: America's Rise to Woodworking Leadership
    • 4: Early Lumbering: A Pictorial Essay
    • 5: Artisans in Wood: The Mathematical Instrument Makers
    • 6: Colonial Watermills in the Wooden Age
    • 7: Waterpower in the Century of the Steam Engine