Eric Jay Dolin
W. W. Norton, New York, 2008, English
Nonfiction, General
ISBN: 9780393331578

From the Publisher. In Leviathan, Eric Jay Dolin recounts the dramatic tales of American whaling, telling stories of whalemen and these great creatures with grandeur and pathos. This magisterial history encompasses the three-hundred-year saga of American whaling, capturing the absorbing social and economic history of the nation through the triumphs and travails of this great American industry.

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Greg Lynn

September 2013. Worth reading just for the catchy light-spirited brutality of the Quaker whaling sea shanties.

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