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Merchants, Ship Brokers and Agents, Stevedoring and Warehousing Companies

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This introductory chapter provides brief descriptions of the roles of merchants, shipbrokers and agents, and defines stevedoring and porterage. The chapter focuses in particular on the maritime ... More


Stevedores Strike

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the stevedores' strike in Hawaii that lasted from May 1, to 24 October 1949. It was the longest strike to that point in the maritime industry and, arguably, the most important ... More


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