The Boatmen

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Putnam, 1968 - Boaters (Persons) - 223 pages
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A history of inland and coastal water transportation in North America. Examines Indian birchbark canoes, rafts, keelboats, barges, steamboats, bullboats, sternwheelers, and oarboats; and describes boat building, piracy, and navigation problems as well as the colorful language, legends, and songs of the boatmen.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
The Great Birch Invention
9
The Dugout Deliverymen
23
Copyright

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