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Ahab's Trade: The Saga of South Seas Whaling
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Publication date July 1, 2000
Pages 393
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781864485790
ISBN-10 1864485795
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Gladiator one minute, galley slave the next, danger and abuse, excitement followed by tedium - these were the lot of open boat whalemen in the South Seas for more than two centuries. This book tracks the rise and fall of this truly global industry and tells the stories of the men who made it. Although they whaled in American, British, French, Australian and New Zealand ships, their calling make them citizens of a separated, closed and isolated world. The book describes that world and its unique pressures.

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About: Gladiator one minute, galley slave the next, danger and abuse, excitement followed by tedium - these were the lot of open boat whalemen in the South Seas for more than two centuries.

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