On the Northwest

On the Northwest

Commercial Whaling in the Pacific Northwest 1790-1967

Book - 1988
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On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late 1700s to its demise in western Canada in 1967. Whaling in the eastern North Pacific represented a century and a half of exploration and exploitation which involved the entrepreneurs, merchants, politicians, and seamen of a dozen nations.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Univ. of British Columbi Press : 1988
ISBN: 9780774802925
Branch Call Number: 639.28 WEB 1988
Characteristics: 425p illus


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