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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shipping -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Shipping -- Great Lakes.,
  • Saint Lawrence River

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 273-283.

The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17229699M

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