GRAHAM, Eric J. A Maritime History of Scotland, 1650-1790
. (East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland) : Tuckwell Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xvi,1-368. Illustrated throughout. With tables and maps in the text. 8vo (164 x 240 mm), green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine.
Eric J. Graham (b. 1949, Ayrshire, Scotland) was living in Edinburgh at the time of publication.
The author discusses how intervention by the state and warfare in the pursuit of mercantilist goals played a major part in determining the development of the Scottish marine and its institutio... View More...