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Author Name:    HOWELL, Colin and Richard J. TWOMEY, eds. TWOMEY, Richard J. BURTON, Valerie MUISE, Del

Title:   Jack Tar in History : Essays in the History of Maritime Life and Labour

Publisher:    Acadiensis, 1991, ISBN:091910732x 

Seller ID:   5052

HOWELL, Colin and Richard J. TWOMEY, eds. Jack Tar in History : Essays in the History of Maritime Life and Labour. Fredericton : Acadiensis Press, 1991. Pp (6),[7]-275,(1). 8vo, blue trade paperback. Includes : Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker's "The Many Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves and the Atlantic Working Class in the Eighteenth Century"; Julius S. Scott's "Afro-American Sailors and the International Communication Network: The Case of Newport Bowers"; Nicholas Rogers' "Liberty Road: Opposition to Impressment in Britain during the American War of Independence"; Joseph P. Moore III's "'TheGreatest Enormity that Prevails': Direct Democracy and Workers' Self-Manag ement in the British Naval Mutinies of 1797"; Sean Cadigan's "Seamen, Fishermen and the Law: The Role of the Wages and Lien System in the Decline of Wage Labour in the Newfoundland Fishery"; Diane Dugaw's "'Wild Beasts' and 'Excellent Friends': Gender, Class and the Female Warrior, 1750-1830"; Margaret S. Creighton's "American Mariners and the Rites of Manhood, 1830-1870";Lisa Norling's "The Sentimentalization of American Seafaring: The Case of the New England Whalefishery, 1790-1870"; Valerie Burton's "The Myth of Bachelor Jack: Masculinity, Patriarchy and Seafaring Labour"; James Pritchard's "The Sailors of the french Expeditionary Force to Acadia, 1746"; Ira Dye's "Physical and Social Profiles of Early American Seafarers, 1812-1815"; Eric Sager's "Memory, Oral History and Seafaring Labour in Canada's Age of Steam"; Del Muise's "'Iron Men?': Yarmouth's Seagoing Workforce in Transition, 1871-1921". Afterword by Gregory S. Kealey. Faint spine creasing, else very good. 25.00


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