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The Resource The docks, Bill Sharpsteen

The docks, Bill Sharpsteen

Label
The docks
Title
The docks
Statement of responsibility
Bill Sharpsteen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Docks is an eye-opening journey into a giant madhouse of activity that few outsiders ever see: the Port of Los Angeles. In a book woven throughout with riveting novelist detail and illustrated with photographs that capture the frenetic energy of the place, Bill Sharpsteen tells the story of the people who have made this port, the largest in the country, one of the nation's most vital economic enterprises. Among others, we meet a pilot who parks ships, one of the first women longshoremen, union officials and employers at odds over almost everything, an environmental activist fighting air po
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharpsteen, Bill
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harbors
  • Stevedores
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • NATURE
  • Harbors
  • Stevedores
  • California
Label
The docks, Bill Sharpsteen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Valet Parking; 2. A Carpet of Containers; 3. Moving Cans; 4. The Landlord; 5. The Diesel Death Zone; 6. The Union; 7. The Employers; 8. The Importer; 9. The Shipper; 10. Los Troqueros; 11. The Hold Men; 12. The Women; 13. The Clerk; 14. Security; 15. The New Normal; 16. Hawse Piper; References; Index
Control code
ocn692204916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282896031
Lccn
2010009706
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt2162
  • 74af9836-b4b5-4a75-ae97-495f724efcd3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692204916
Label
The docks, Bill Sharpsteen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Valet Parking; 2. A Carpet of Containers; 3. Moving Cans; 4. The Landlord; 5. The Diesel Death Zone; 6. The Union; 7. The Employers; 8. The Importer; 9. The Shipper; 10. Los Troqueros; 11. The Hold Men; 12. The Women; 13. The Clerk; 14. Security; 15. The New Normal; 16. Hawse Piper; References; Index
Control code
ocn692204916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282896031
Lccn
2010009706
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt2162
  • 74af9836-b4b5-4a75-ae97-495f724efcd3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692204916

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