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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BLACK HANDS, WHITE SAILS: The Story of African-American Whalers

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From the McKissacks (Young, Black, and Determined, 1998, etc.), a well-written, historical account of African-Americans who sailed on whaling ships off the East Coast between 1730 and 1880. The ... Read full review

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