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Bringing whales ashore : oceans and the environment of early modern Japan

Author: Jakobina K Arch; Paul Sutter
Publisher: Seattle [Washington] : University of Washington Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"... Drawing on a wide range of sources, from whaling ledgers to recipe books and gravestones for fetal whales, [the author] traces how the images of whales and by-products of commercial whaling were woven into the lives of people throughout Japan. Economically, Pacific Ocean resources were central in supporting the expanding Tokugawa state ... [in] this vivid and nuanced study ..."--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arch, Jakobina K.
Bringing whales ashore.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018000733
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jakobina K Arch; Paul Sutter
ISBN: 0295743298 9780295743295
OCLC Number: 1011196125
Description: xxii, 247 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword : The aquamarine archipelago / by Paul S. Sutter --
Acknowledgments --
Note on the text --
Maps of whaling areas --
Introduction --
Seeing from the sea : a whale's-eye view of Japan --
Bringing whales ashore, whalers offshore : coastal networks and the history of whaling --
Moving whales from coasts to mountains : the circulation and use of whale products --
Seeding stories : whales as cultural and scholarly inspiration --
Memorializing whales : religious and spiritual responses to whale death --
Conclusion. Japan and its maritime space.
Series Title: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Responsibility: Jakobina K. Arch.

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"... Drawing on a wide range of sources, from whaling ledgers to recipe books and gravestones for fetal whales, [the author] traces how the images of whales and by-products of commercial whaling were woven into the lives of people throughout Japan. Economically, Pacific Ocean resources were central in supporting the expanding Tokugawa state ... [in] this vivid and nuanced study ..."--Dust jacket.

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