Norwegian sailors on the Great Lakes by Knut Gjerset

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Published by Arno Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.,
  • Great Lakes (North America)

Subjects:

  • Norwegians -- United States.,
  • Merchant marine -- Great Lakes (North America),
  • Merchant mariners -- Great Lakes (North America)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKnut Gjerset.
SeriesScandinavians in America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVK23.7 .G5 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 211 p., [19] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4727335M
ISBN 100405116365
LC Control Number78015207

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