Seafaring labour the merchant marine of Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914 by Eric W. Sager

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Kingston, Ont .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Maritime Provinces,
  • Newfoundland

Subjects:

  • Merchant mariners -- Maritime Provinces -- History -- 19th century,
  • Merchant mariners -- Newfoundland -- History -- 19th century,
  • Merchant mariners -- Maritime Provinces -- History -- 19th century,
  • Merchant mariners -- Newfoundland -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementEric W. Sager.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8039.S4 O67 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 321 p., [7] p. of plates :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1798016M
ISBN 100773506705
LC Control Number89199831
OCLC/WorldCa18381894

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