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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Buffalo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Nova Scotia.

Subjects:

  • Fishers -- Health and hygiene -- Nova Scotia,
  • Fishers -- Wounds and injuries -- Nova Scotia,
  • Fishers -- Job stress -- Nova Scotia,
  • Fisheries -- Accidents -- Nova Scotia

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-187) and index.

StatementMarian Binkley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH224.N8 B56 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL568846M
ISBN 100773513132
LC Control Number96154377
OCLC/WorldCa32387769

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