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Sailors and traders : a maritime history of the Pacific peoples, Alastair Couper

Label
Sailors and traders : a maritime history of the Pacific peoples
Title
Sailors and traders
Title remainder
a maritime history of the Pacific peoples
Statement of responsibility
Alastair Couper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like all others who live and work at sea, Pacific mariners face the challenges of an often harsh environment, endure separation from their families for months at a time, revere their vessels, and share a singular attitude to risk and death."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Couper, A. D
Dewey number
995
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN662
LC item number
.C68 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pacific Islanders
  • Sea Peoples
  • Sailors
  • Shipping
Label
Sailors and traders : a maritime history of the Pacific peoples, Alastair Couper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A seafaring perspective -- Sailors, myths and traditions -- The first pacific seafarers -- Settlements, territories and trade -- The arrival of foreign ships -- Pacific commercial shipowners -- Under foreign sail -- Dangers, mutinies and the law -- Companies, colonies and crewing -- Island protests and enterprises -- Contemporary local and regional shipping -- The global pacific seafarer -- Epilogue: Some contemporary resonances
Control code
255013110
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780824832391
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008038710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)255013110
Label
Sailors and traders : a maritime history of the Pacific peoples, Alastair Couper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A seafaring perspective -- Sailors, myths and traditions -- The first pacific seafarers -- Settlements, territories and trade -- The arrival of foreign ships -- Pacific commercial shipowners -- Under foreign sail -- Dangers, mutinies and the law -- Companies, colonies and crewing -- Island protests and enterprises -- Contemporary local and regional shipping -- The global pacific seafarer -- Epilogue: Some contemporary resonances
Control code
255013110
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780824832391
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008038710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)255013110

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