Shanghaied in San Francisco

Shanghaied in San Francisco

by Bill Pickelhaupt
     
 

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780964731226
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Series:
Maritime Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet 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).

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