On the Northwest : commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest 1790-1967 (Book, 1988) [WorldCat.org]
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On the Northwest : commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest 1790-1967

Author: Robert L Webb
Publisher: Vancouver : Univ. of British Columbia Press, 1988.
Series: Pacific maritime studies series, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late 1700s to its demise in western Canada in 1967.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Webb
ISBN: 0774802928 9780774802925
OCLC Number: 246359233
Description: XXI, 425 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Below Eagle town --
Cruising over the ground --
Ominous visitations --
Glancing blows --
Warring on whales --
Skytteren --
Consolidated whaling --
In the meat business --
Appendices: The journal of the Caroline on the Northwest coast, September 1843 --
The Rose Harbour whaling station, 1928.
Series Title: Pacific maritime studies series, 6.
Responsibility: Robert Lloyd Webb.
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Solid scholarship and showy style. On the Northwest is a substantial and readable addition to the published history of whaling ... Webb has written a superior, robust work of whaling scholarship that Read more...

 
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