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Shanghaied in San Francisco

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Publisher Comments:

Bill Pickelhaupt, in this reprint of a classic, tells the true story of shanghaiing-kidnapping men for a voyage at sea after they were slipped drugged liquor-and the politicians who let it happen in San Francisco for over sixty years. Includes victims' first-hand accounts and 50 photographs and drawings.

Synopsis:

The true story of shanghaiing — men kidnapped to serve at sea — and the politicians who let it happen. Includes ten firsthand accounts of men who were shanghaied.

About the Author

Bill Pickelhalpt, author of
Kevin Starr is California State Librarian and University Professor at the University of Southern California. He is the author of the acclaimed multi-volume series "Americans and the California Dream" (1973-1998). Richard J. Orsi is Professor of History at California State University, Hayward, and editor of "California History." He is the coeditor of "Contested Eden: California before the Gold Rush" (California, 1998) and "A Golden State: Mining and Economic Development in Gold Rush California" (California, 1999).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780964731226
Foreword:
Starr, Kevin
Author:
Starr, Kevin
Foreword by:
Starr, Kevin
Foreword:
Starr, Kevin
Author:
Pickelhaupt, Bill
Author:
Starr, Kevin
Publisher:
Mystic Seaport Museum
Location:
San Francisco, Calif. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
San francisco
Subject:
Sailors
Subject:
Shanghaiing.
Subject:
Sailors -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.) History.
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Maritime
Series Volume:
09/1996
Publication Date:
19700101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
6 x 9 x 0.62 in 1.15 lb

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Shanghaied in San Francisco
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"Synopsis" by , The true story of shanghaiing — men kidnapped to serve at sea — and the politicians who let it happen. Includes ten firsthand accounts of men who were shanghaied.
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