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Whaling Industry of New London
Decker, Robert Owen
The epic story of Yankees and whales, famed in legend and literature, has passed irrevocably into history. With the giant sea mammals now a species threatened with extinction, the last remnant of American whaling was brought to an end on 15th December 1971, by a government prohibition. This book is a reassessment of the whaling era, not only in terms of its part in man's age-old struggle against the sea, but of the growth and decline of an industry which helped to shape the nation...
Second hand Paperback