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Final Voyage: A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season Library Edition

Peter Nichols

ISBN:

9781400142545

Publisher:

Tantor Media Inc

Publication Date:

2009

Synopsis:
Documents the 1871 decimation of a fleet of whaling ships in an arctic ice storm and the event's irrevocable impact on oil, tracing the industry's founding by Quaker merchants and the role of blubber-derived oil in revolutionizing New England commerce. Simultaneous.

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Other editions: 2009, 2009, Hardcover - 2009, Softcover - 2004, Softcover - 2004, Softcover - 2003, Hardcover - 2003, Softcover - 2002, Softcover - 2002, Softcover - 2001


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