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"The Voyage of the F.H. Moore" and Other 19th Century Whaling Accounts

Samuel Grant Williams, J. Ross Browne, Charles H. Robbins, Francis Allyn Olmsted - History - 2014 - 216 pages
In 1873, 21-year-old Sam Williams embarked on a whaling journey on the two-masted F.H. Moore--he steered one of the boats and threw the harpoon. He kept a personal log and ...
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Whale Hunter

Nelson Cole - History - 2011 - 224 pages
This is the narrative of a harpooner in the whale-ship Charles W Morgan, whose four-year voyage in 1849-1853 took him from New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the South Pacific and ...
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Babes in Boyland: A Personal History of Co-Education in the Ivy League

Gina Barreca - Education - 2011 - 168 pages
A humorous and provocative account of being a female undergraduate at Dartmouth College in its turbulent first years of co-education
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Fanny & Joshua: The Enigmatic Lives of Frances Caroline Adams & Joshua ...

Diane Monroe Smith - History - 2013 - 403 pages
Joshua Chamberlain has fascinated historians and readers ever since his service in the Civil War caused his commanding officers to sit up and take notice when the young ...
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In the Wake of Madness: The Murderous Voyage of the Whaleship Sharon

Joan Druett - Transportation - 2004 - 304 pages
After more than a century of silence, the true story of one of history's most notorious mutinies is revealed in Joan Druett's riveting "nautical murder mystery" (USA Today). On ...
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The Two Whalers: Adventures in the Pacific

William Henry Giles Kingston - 2014
I hail from Deal, where my father was highly respected, not on account of his worldly wealth, for of that he had but small store, but because he was an honest, upright, God ...
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The Lost Fleet: A Yankee Whaler's Struggle Against the Confederate Navy and ...

Marc Songini - History - 2013 - 448 pages
It's the mid-19th century and the American whaling fleet, the wonder and envy of the maritime nations of the world, is struck by one hammer blow after another. Yankee whalers ...
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Oil and Ice: A Story of Arctic Disaster and the Rise and Fall of America's ...

Peter Nichols - History - 2010 - 304 pages
"Peter Nichols has crafted a terrifyingly relevant historical narrative...A terrific read." -Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In The Heart of the Sea In 1871, America's last ...
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