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Mahogany :the costs of luxury in early America /Jennifer L. Anderson.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Anderson, Jennifer L., 1966-
Publication
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press
Contents
A new species of elegance -- The gold standard of Jamaican mahogany -- Supplying the Empire -- The bitters and the sweets of trade -- Slavery in the rainforest -- Redefining mahogany in the Early Republic -- Mastering nature and the challenge of mahogany -- Democratizing mahogany and the advent of steam -- An old species of elegance.
Date
2012.
Description
x, 398 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
0674048717 (alk. paper)
9780674048713 (alk. paper)
GUSN
286906
Call Number
Coll. HD9769.M33 U625 2012 c.1
Stacks HD9769.M33 U625 2012 c.2
Descriptive terms
History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Mahogany History 18th century.
Mahogany industry History 18th century.
Social life and customs To 1775.
Places
United States

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