The Depletion of the Sylvan Sea: Seventeenth-Century English Shipbuilding
With each swing of the settler's axe, the sylvan sea became mere wooded islands that dotted the English countryside. English shipbuilders regarded English oak with near sacred admiration. By the time of the Restoration in 1660, the precious compass timber had grown scarce in the English countryside.
- Publication Date
- Apr 6, 2011
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- By (author): Robert A. Church