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Leviathan : The History of Whaling in America - Eric Jay Dolin


The History of Whaling in America

Author: Eric Jay Dolin
Narrated by: James Boles

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This is the epic history of the "iron men in wooden boats" who built an industrial empire through the pursuit of whales. Eric Jay Dolin chronicles the rise of the burgeoning whaling industry to its decline as the twentieth century dawned. Containing a wealth of naturalistic detail on whales, Leviathan is the most original and stirring history of American whaling in many decades.

"An exhaustive, richly detailed history of industrial American whaling... A real taste of the vile life aboard a whaleship and a cleareyed analysis of the cutthroat tactics of the whale-oil trade." ---The New York Times

ISBN: 9781400134847
ISBN-10: 1400134846
Audience: General
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Published: 16th July 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 17.78  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Type: Unabridged