Children of the Light: The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet

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Parnassus Imprints, Sep 1, 1983 - Business & Economics - 302 pages
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Discusses the settlement of New Bedford by the Quakers, their development of the whaling industry, and the events surrounding the destruction of the Arctic fleet in 1871

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If this subject interests you, the book gives a very good sense of what New Bedford might have been like during the final years of the "golden age" of whaling. Lots of specific details and human ... Read full review

Contents

From Point Barrow to Icy Point
15
The Innuit
29
Of Arctic Life
47
Copyright

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