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The Resource Seated by the sea : the maritime history of Portland, Maine, and its Irish longshoremen, Michael C. Connolly ; foreword by Joseph E. Brennan

Seated by the sea : the maritime history of Portland, Maine, and its Irish longshoremen, Michael C. Connolly ; foreword by Joseph E. Brennan

Label
Seated by the sea : the maritime history of Portland, Maine, and its Irish longshoremen
Title
Seated by the sea
Title remainder
the maritime history of Portland, Maine, and its Irish longshoremen
Statement of responsibility
Michael C. Connolly ; foreword by Joseph E. Brennan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book deals with the history of the port of Portland, Maine, an important North Atlantic maritime community with significant ties to Canada and Europe. A central focus of the book is the primacy of the Irish labour force that served to load and unload ships in this harbor
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Connolly, Michael C
Dewey number
331.6/2415074191
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8039.L82
LC item number
U65125 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology
  • Working in the Americas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stevedores
  • Irish
  • Irish Americans
  • Working class
  • Labor unions
  • Social change
  • Portland (Me.)
  • Portland (Me.)
  • Portland (Me.)
  • Port cities
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic history
  • Ethnic relations
  • Irish
  • Irish Americans
  • Labor unions
  • Port cities
  • Social change
  • Social conditions
  • Stevedores
  • Working class
  • Maine
  • Maine
Label
Seated by the sea : the maritime history of Portland, Maine, and its Irish longshoremen, Michael C. Connolly ; foreword by Joseph E. Brennan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Delightfully situated on a healthy hill" : the port of Portland before the Civil War -- Black fades to green on the waterfront : nineteenth-century social, racial, and ethnic change -- A mixed blessing : Portland at the turn of the twentieth century -- Lost strikes and union affiliation : early twentieth-century labor militancy alongshore -- Apex of the union and Catholic hierarchical influence -- Longshore culture and the decline of the port of Portland in the mid- to late twentieth century -- Conclusion: The port of Portland in the twenty-first century and its maritime future -- Appendix A: Portland Town -- Appendix B: Day of the Clipper -- Appendix C: PLSBS retirement list as of January 1983 -- Appendix D: Oral histories -- Appendix E: Longshore nicknames -- Appendix F: Membership levels of the Portland Longshoremen's Benevolent Society
Control code
741614051
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 280 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813040202
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741614051
Label
Seated by the sea : the maritime history of Portland, Maine, and its Irish longshoremen, Michael C. Connolly ; foreword by Joseph E. Brennan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Delightfully situated on a healthy hill" : the port of Portland before the Civil War -- Black fades to green on the waterfront : nineteenth-century social, racial, and ethnic change -- A mixed blessing : Portland at the turn of the twentieth century -- Lost strikes and union affiliation : early twentieth-century labor militancy alongshore -- Apex of the union and Catholic hierarchical influence -- Longshore culture and the decline of the port of Portland in the mid- to late twentieth century -- Conclusion: The port of Portland in the twenty-first century and its maritime future -- Appendix A: Portland Town -- Appendix B: Day of the Clipper -- Appendix C: PLSBS retirement list as of January 1983 -- Appendix D: Oral histories -- Appendix E: Longshore nicknames -- Appendix F: Membership levels of the Portland Longshoremen's Benevolent Society
Control code
741614051
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 280 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813040202
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741614051

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