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Whaling on Martha's Vineyard

Whaling on Martha's Vineyard( )
Author: Dresser, Thomas
Foreword by: Lovewell, Mark Alan
ISBN:978-1-62585-903-7
Publication Date:May 2018
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Martha's Vineyard became an integral part of the whaling industry at the beginning of the eighteenth century and inspired a lasting romantic enthusiasm for life on the open ocean. From shorewhaling to daring voyages into the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans, the insular whaling community offered a tempting path for many young Vineyarders to rise from cabin boy to captain. Local businesses were enticed by the potential profit from whaling voyages, and many reaped generous rewards...
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Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / New England (Ct, Ma, Me, Nh, Ri, Vt)
Travel / United States / Northeast / New England (Ct, Ma, Me, Nh, Ri, Vt)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.044 Pounds



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