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Seated by the sea : the maritime history of portland, maine, and its irish longshoremen.

Author: Michael C Connolly
Publisher: Gainesville : University Pr Of Florida, 2011.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Connolly
ISBN: 0813037220 9780813037226
OCLC Number: 696718697
Description: [1 volume]
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.

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