Whales, Ice, and Men

Whales, Ice, and Men

The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic

Book - 1986
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In the pages that follow, the story of commercial whaling in the western Arctic is told by a scholar intimately acquainted with the terrain--not only as it can be found in the historical records or at archaeological sites, but from lone experience on the shores and waters where the great adventure was played out. His book is written with such mastery and vigor that we confidently greet it as the finest history yet written on any aspect of American whaling.
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press in association with the New Bedford Whaling Museum, Massachusetts, 1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780295963181
0295963182
Branch Call Number: SH382 .B63 1986
Characteristics: 400 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: New Bedford Whaling Museum
Uniform Title: Whales, ice & men

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