The Resource "Fast sailing and copper-bottomed" : Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada, 1774-1855, Lucille H. Campey, (electronic resource)

"Fast sailing and copper-bottomed" : Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada, 1774-1855, Lucille H. Campey, (electronic resource)

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"Fast sailing and copper-bottomed" : Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada, 1774-1855
Title
"Fast sailing and copper-bottomed"
Title remainder
Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada, 1774-1855
Statement of responsibility
Lucille H. Campey
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The days when Aberdeen's "fast sailing and copper-bottomed" ships carried emigrant Scots to Canada are brought to life in this fascinating account of the northern Scotland exodus during the sailing ship era. Taking readers through new and little-used documentary sources, Lucille H. Campey finds convincing evidence of good ships, sailed by experienced captains and managed by reputable people, thus challenging head on the perceived imagery of abominable sea passages in leaking old tubs. And by considering the significance of ship design and size, she opens a new window on our understanding of em
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digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
  • 304.8/710411
  • 971/.0049163
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1035.S4
LC item number
C36 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
EBSCO eBooks
Target audience
adult
"Fast sailing and copper-bottomed" : Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada, 1774-1855, Lucille H. Campey, (electronic resource)
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"Fast sailing and copper-bottomed" : Aberdeen sailing ships and the emigrant Scots they carried to Canada, 1774-1855, Lucille H. Campey, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-189) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tables and Figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; I. THE EXODUS TAKES SHAPE; II. EARLY ATLANTIC CROSSINGS, 1774-15; III. THE TIMBER TRADE GROWS AND EMIGRANTS FOLLOW, 1816-30; IV. UPPER CANADA BECKONS, 1831-1855; V. CROMARTY AND THURSO: HIGHLAND GATEWAYS TO BRITISH AMERICA; VI. THE ABERDEEN SAILING SHIPS WHICH CARRIED EMIGRANTS; VII. EMIGRANT SEA VOYAGE: A GOOD OR BAD EXPERIENCE?; VIII. NEW BRUNSWICK AND NOVA SCOTIA SETTLEMENTS; IX. SETTLEMENTS IN WESTERN UPPER CANADA; X. STEAM REPLACES SAIL
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ocn607722038
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1 online resource (xii, 209 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554880447
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (Sirsi) ebs607722038
  • (Sirsi) ebs607722038
  • (CaAE) ebs607722038
  • (OCoLC)607722038
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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