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More Than A List of Crew


More Than A List of Crew

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A multi-media primary source website embodying and explaining the work papers of nineteenth century seafarers on British and British Empire trading vessels. Their scope is world-wide and the information detailed enough to sustain many kinds of social, economic, and famiily history and "story-telling" projects. Historical research methods are explained and self-reflective practice encouraged through several types of interactive technology. The original documents are held at Memorial University of... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: October 14, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 08, 2013
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Submitter: Valerie Burton
Keywords: interactive technology., historical practice, Merchant seafaring, primary documents


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: yes
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada


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1 year ago

Valerie Burton (Faculty)

See especially the "buttoned" document at

This prototype for document exegisis and navigation is being used in a variety of undergraduate classrooms at Memorial and is involved in our research into how students use online documents.

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