Whaling on the North Carolina Coast
Language: en
Pages: 51
Authors: Marcus B. Simpson, Sallie W. Simpson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: North Carolina Division of Archives

Originally published as an award-winning article in the North Carolina Historical Review, this fascinating study traces the history of whaling in the state from the seventeenth century until World War I. Includes a number of colorful accounts of local whaling around Shackleford Banks in the latter half of the nineteenth
Whaling on the North Carolina Coast
Language: en
Pages: 51
Authors: Marcus B. Simpson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

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Categories: Nature
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Pages: 192
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Pages: 512
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