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ALEXANDER, David and Rosemary OMMER, (eds.). Volumes not Values : Canadian Sailing Ships and World Trades. [St.John's]: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979. Pp (8),-373,(3). Many tables & diagrams. 8vo, card covers. Proceedings of the Third Conference of the AtlanticCanada Shipping Project, April 19 - April 21, 1979. Papers : Forrest Capie 's "Britain and Empire Trade in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century";Rosemary E. Ommer's "The Trade and Navigation of the Island" [Jersey]; Dav id Alexander's "Output and Productivity in the Yarmouth Ocean Fleet, 1863-1901"; Eric W. Sager's "Sources of Productivity Change in the Halifax Ocean Fleet, 1863-1900"; Lewis R. Fischer's "'The Great Mud Hole Fleet: The Voyages and Productivity of the Sailing Vessels of Saint John, 1863-1912"; SusanFairlie's "British Statistics of Grain Imports from Canada and the U.S.A., 1791-1900"; Keith Matthews' "The Canadian Deep Sea Merchant Marine and the American Export Trade, 1850-1890"; Robert G. Greenhill's "Latin America's Export Trades and British Shipping, 1850-1914"; Robin Craig's "The Copper Ore Trade"; David M. Williams' "The Shipping of the North Atlantic Cotton Trade in the Mid-Nineteenth Century"; and Sarah Palmer's "The British Coal Export Trade, 1850-1913". Also summaries of the several discussion periods. Creases to covers, else vg. 35.00
Title: Volumes not Values : Canadian Sailing Ships and World Trades.
Publisher: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979,:
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