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Rites and Passages : The Experience of American Whaling, 1830-1870
Rites and Passages The Experience of American Whaling 1830-1870
Author: Margaret S. Creighton
Traditional accounts of whaling celebrate exotic locales and dangerous exploits but shed little light on the lives of the men who went to sea. Rites and Passages places sailors at the center of a social history of whaling and explores the ways in which the history of the sea and the history of the shore have intersected. Drawing on the evidence ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780521484480
ISBN-10: 0521484480
Publication Date: 8/25/1995
Pages: 249
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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