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A savage history : whaling in the Pacific and Southern Oceans / John Newton
Bib ID 6150454
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Newton, John (John Sefton), author
 
Printer University of New South Wales Press Ltd
Description Sydney, NSW NewSouth Publishing, 2013 
©2013 
310 pages : illustrations, colour illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781742233741
Summary

"'A Savage History' tells the rich history of whales and whaling. We learn about these highly intelligent and magnificent creatures, and follow the stories of whalers from the eighteenth century who hunted their prey along the coasts of Australia and New Zealand, across the Pacific and into the Southern Ocean."--Inside jacket.

Notes

Illustrations on end papers.

Includes bibliography and index.

Subjects Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.  |  Whaling -- Antarctic Ocean -- History.  |  Whaling -- Japan.  |  Whalers (Persons) -- Pacific Ocean -- History.  |  Whalers (Persons) -- Antarctic Ocean -- History.  |  Whales -- Antarctic Ocean -- History.  |  Whales -- Pacific Ocean -- History.  |  Whaling -- Pacific Ocean -- History.  |  Whaling -- South Pacific Ocean -- History.
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