Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

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"Traces the rise of the Irish-American immigrant community in Portland, Maine, through its control of waterfront labor over eight decades before the port's twentieth century decline. The book is a valuable contribution to local labor history that situates its subject within the broader picture of U.S. history during a crucial period in the formation of the nation's economic and social identity."--Lincoln P. Paine, author of Down East "Vividly reveals how America's maritime culture has declined over a very short period of ...

Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen 2011, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813037226

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Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen 2010, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813034690

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