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The American merchant seaman and his industry : struggle and stigma

Author: Craig J Forsyth
Publisher: New York : Taylor & Francis, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forsyth, Craig J.
American merchant seaman and his industry.
New York : Taylor & Francis, 1989
(OCoLC)610290894
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig J Forsyth
ISBN: 0844816507 9780844816500 0844816515 9780844816517
OCLC Number: 20261116
Description: viii, 123 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An historical view of US maritime policy; conflict within the industry; the marginal lifestyle of the seaman; the stigmatized occupation; sea daddy - a look at the vanishing breed; the changing marine engineer; epilogue - the swan song of the American seaman.
Responsibility: Craig J. Forsyth.

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