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The Parks Canada glass glossary for the description of containers, tableware, flat glass, and closures

Author: Olive Jones; Catherine Sullivan; Parks Canada. National Historic Parks and Sites Branch.
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Environment Canada ; Hull, Québec, Canada : Available from Canadian Govt. Publ. Centre, Supply and Services Canada, 1985.
Series: Studies in archaeology, architecture, and history.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses the history of the seal hunt on three major periods: starting with the emergence of the vessel-based hunt of the 1790s, continuing with the advent of the steamship in the mid-nineteenth century, and moving to the period including and following World War II right up to the 1980s. Information on preparations for the hunt, vessels, season length, navigation, crews, equipment, health and safety, processing and
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olive Jones; Catherine Sullivan; Parks Canada. National Historic Parks and Sites Branch.
ISBN: 0660117754 9780660117751
OCLC Number: 12665015
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Studies in archaeology, architecture, and history.
Other Titles: Glass glossary
Responsibility: Olive Jones and Catherine Sullivan ; with contributions by George L. Miller [and others].

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Focuses the history of the seal hunt on three major periods: starting with the emergence of the vessel-based hunt of the 1790s, continuing with the advent of the steamship in the mid-nineteenth century, and moving to the period including and following World War II right up to the 1980s. Information on preparations for the hunt, vessels, season length, navigation, crews, equipment, health and safety, processing and pay.

Translation from the original French text. History of North Atlantic whaling by the Basques, the English, the Dutch and the Americans. Appendices include names of whale species in various languages, the species of whale known to the English in 1611, and whaling techniques of the English.

Outlines substantive findings resulting from 1980-81 archaeological investigations at Peace Point site in northern Alberta section of Wood Buffalo National Park. Purpose to illuminate importance of the site, present major research findings from each session of work, and put cultural, methodological and theoretical contributions the site promises to offer in proper perspective.

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