Black hands, white sails: the story of African-American whalers

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Scholastic, 1999 - Social Science - 152 pages
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A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement.

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Review: Black Hands, White Sails

User Review  - Sarah Smith - Goodreads

Outstandingly informative book on whaling, concentrating on the experience of African Americans (and Afro-Portuguese, Cape Verdeans, Malayans, etc. etc.). Written for middle grade, but I read it happily for background and learned things. Tags: Quaker, whaling, New Bedford, Nantucket. Read full review

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User Review  - Jessyca - Goodreads

One of my favs of all time Read full review

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