The History of Modern Whaling

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1982 - Nature - 798 pages
 

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Contents

What is Modern Whaling?
3
The Emergence of Modern Whaling
16
The Whaling Industry
37
Finnmark Whaling during the Period of Free
55
The Dispute over Whale Conservation in North Norway
61
The Importance of Finnmark Whaling
68
The North Atlantic
75
The Pacific III
111
The World Crisis and the Whaling Industry 19301934
386
New Nations embarking on Pelagic Whaling
414
Inc? The Dispute over Whaling Regulations
433
The London Agreement of 1937
448
Years of Renewed Crisis 19371939
457
The Whaling Committee
486
Rebuilding the Whaling Fleets 19451949
499
The International Whaling Commission in the 1950s
545

Towards the South 18921904
147
The Start of Antarctic Whaling 19041908
157
South America and Mexico
202
The African Interlude
208
Australia and New Zealand 19111916 19221928
220
The Basis for the Expansion of 19061914
227
Technical Developments before 1930
250
Whaling Life in the Antarctic
277
Whaling during the First World War
292
Crisis and Reconstruction 19201923
306
The First Attempts in New and Old Grounds
313
The Expansion of 19271931
367
The Last Expansion 19551961
573
The Dispute over National Quotas 19581962
589
The Collapse 19621968
613
Antarctic Epilogue
638
Whaling outside the Antarctic after 1945
644
The Whaling Industry the Environment and Natural
679
Technical Developments after 1930
689
STATISTICAL APPENDIX
731
BIBLIOGRAPHY
756
A FINAL NOTE
774
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