Over the mountains of the sea : life on the migrant ships, 1870-1885; Hastings, ...
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Based on the records of 250 voyages and the direct testimony of more than 80 shipboard diaries, "Over the mountains of the sea" recreates what life was like on the migrant ships for ordinary people - the ancestors of many of today's New Zealanders - as they crossed the world. Contents: Introduction -- 1. A great wrench of the heart -- 2. The mountains of the sea -- 3. A time to every purpose -- 4. Enemies easily made -- 5. Disorder, crime and punishment -- 6. Mutinies and Hyde Park meetings -- 7. The virgins' cage -- 8. Birth, death and the doctor -- 9. Land fever -- 10. So here ends the journey -- Glossary of maritime terms.Date Made
Auckland University PressPublication Place
wELLINGTONSubject and Association Keywords
1869403754 (pbk.)Object number
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