Fb2 The southern octopus: The rise of a shipping empire ePub
by Gavin McLean
|Publisher:||Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum (1990)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1994 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1203 kb|
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The Southern Octopus book. Gavin McLean is a historian with the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in Wellington.
The Southern Octopus book. He has published widely on everything from shipping histories to the story of the New Zealand. Books by Gavin McLean.
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The southern octopus: the rise of a shipping empire. Wellington: New Zealand Ship & Marine Society and Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum, 1990. Immigrants: the great migration from Britain to New Zealand, 1830–1890. Auckland: Godwit, 1997. Wellington: Ministry of Transport, 1996.
The Octopus: A Story of California is a 1901 novel by Frank Norris and was the first part of an uncompleted trilogy, The Epic of the Wheat. It describes the wheat industry in California, and the conflicts between wheat growers and a railway company. Norris was inspired to write the novel by the Mussel Slough Tragedy involving the Central Pacific Railroad. In the novel he depicts the tensions between the railroad, the ranchers and the ranchers' League.
McLean, Gavin (1990). The Southern Octopus. New Zealand Ship and Marine Society & Wellington Maritime Museum. McLauchlan, Gordon (1987). The Line that Dared: A history of the Union Steam Ship Company 1875–1975. Auckland: Four Star Books. Article in 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Article in Te Ara online Encyclopaedia. Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Ship and Marine Society & Wellington Maritime Museum.
3 Imperial Shipping Committee, The possibilities of a British passenger and cargo service between western Canada .
3 Imperial Shipping Committee, The possibilities of a British passenger and cargo service between western Canada and Australia–New Zealand, London: HMSO, 1936, p. 19. 4 Sydney Morning Herald, 11 March 1889, p. 6. 5 ‘The maiden trip of the Mararoa’, Auckland Star, 9 February 1886, p. 2, emphasis in original. For details on the 1885 changes, see McLean, Gavin, The southern octopus: the rise of a shipping empire, Wellington: New Zealand Ship and Marine Society and the Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum, 1990, pp. 70–73. 41 McLean, Southern octopus, pp. 74–5.