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Title:
The American merchant seaman and his industry : struggle and stigma
Author:
Forsyth, Craig J.
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Publication Information:
New York : Taylor & Francis, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
viii, 123 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780844816500

9780844816517
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Book

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The author, a seaman for seven years from a seafaring family, reflects upon his experiences for a keener understanding of seaman behaviour.


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Based on participant observation and interviews as well as historical data, considers historical and contemporary economic, social, and political aspects of the subject. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR