The lobster gangs of Maine

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University Press of New England, 1988 - Technology & Engineering - 181 pages
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An anthropologist describes the working world of Maine lobstermen, focusing on the intricate personal network that sustains them.

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Review: The Lobster Gangs of Maine

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This is surprisingly entertaining as well as informative. Read full review

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User Review  - Trish Remley - Goodreads

When in Maine - read about Maine. This was my chosen Maine book from my favorite book store - Sherman's in Freeport. Very interesting insight in to the culture, history and I gues you could say ... Read full review

Contents

Cycles
7
Kinship and Community
23
Harbor Gangs
48
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

JAMES M. ACHESON is Professor of Anthropology and Marine Sciences at the University of Maine. He is author of The Lobster Gangs of Maine (UPNE 1988), one of the first popular studies of the lobster industry.

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