Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal: Workers and Workplace in the Preindustrial City

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The master shipbuilders of seventeenth-century Venice formed part of what was arguably the greatest manufacturing complex in early modern Europe. As many as three thousand masters, apprentices, and laborers regularly worked in the city's enormous shipyards. Drawing on a variety of documents -- nearly a thousand petitions from the shipbuilders to the Venetian governments, parish records, inventories, and wills -- Robert C. Davis offers a vivid and compelling account of these early modern workers. This social history explores ...

Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal: Workers and Workplace in the Preindustrial City 2007, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801886256

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Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal: Workers and Workplace in the Preindustrial City 1991, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801840951

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