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Down East: A Maritime History of Maine
     

Down East: A Maritime History of Maine

by Lincoln Paine, Richard I. Rybacki (Foreword by), Thomas R. Wilcox (Foreword by)
 

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Lincoln Paine has laid down the framework for an understanding of Maine's maritime history by relating the population and land-scape of today to their historic foundations.
From the first explorers, to the century of ships, to our modern fisheries and diversification, Maine's maritime story is told in engaging detail.

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Lincoln Paine has laid down the framework for an understanding of Maine's maritime history by relating the population and land-scape of today to their historic foundations.
From the first explorers, to the century of ships, to our modern fisheries and diversification, Maine's maritime story is told in engaging detail.

Editorial Reviews

Walter Cronkite
“Paine’s economy of phrase and clarity of purpose make this book a delight.”
Clinton Trowbridge
...everything the title implies...smoothly written, scholarly without being pedantic, and full of fascinating details.... —Maine Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780884482222
Publisher:
Tilbury House Publishers
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,212,153
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

LINCOLN PAINE (Portland, ME) is a maritime historian, lecturer, and curator; a trustee of the Maine Maritime
Museum; and author of the award-winning The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime
History of the World (2013) and Ships of the World: An Historical
Encyclopedia (1997).

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