Modern history


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———. Whales, Ice, and Men. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986.

Bowditch, Nathaniel. American Practical Navigator. Washington, D.C.: Department of Defense, Defense Mapping Agency, 1977; originally published 1802.

Brower, Charles. Fifty Years Below Zero. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942.

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Bullen, Frank T. The Cruise of the Cachalot. London: Smith, Elder, 1898.

Burch, Ernest S., Jr. Alliance and Conflict. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.

———. The Iñupiaq Eskimo Nations of Northwest Alaska. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1998.

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Chyet, Stanley F. Lopez of Newport. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1970.

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Emery, William M. The Howland Heirs. New Bedford, Massachusetts: E. Anthony and Sons, 1919.

Erikson, Kai T. Wayward Puritans. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1966.

Frank, Stuart M., ed. Meditations from Steerage: Two Whaling Journal Fragments. Sharon, Massachusetts: The Kendall Whaling Museum, 1991.

Garner, Stanton, ed. The Captain’s Best Mate. Providence, Rhode Island: Brown University Press, 1966.

Haley, Nelson Cole. Whale Hunt. Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 2002.

Howland, Franklyn. The Howlands of America. New Bedford, Massachusetts: E. Anthony and Sons, 1885.

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Leavitt, John F. The Charles W. Morgan. Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1998.

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McCabe, Marsha, and Joseph Thomas. Not Just Anywhere. New Bedford, Massachusetts: Spinner, 1995.

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Miller, Pamela A., ed. And the Whale Is Ours. Boston: David R. Godine, 1979.

Morison, Samuel Eliot. The Oxford History of the American People, vols. 1 and 2. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Pease, Zephaniah W., ed. Life in New Bedford a Hundred Years Ago: The Diary of Joseph Anthony. New Bedford, Massachusetts: The Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1922.

Philbrick, Nathaniel. Mayflower. New York: Viking, 2006.

Poole, Dorothy Cottle, and Captain Jared J. Jernegan II. The Dukes County Intelligencer (Edgartown, Massachusetts), 14, no. 2 (November 1972).

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———. The Sea-Hunters. New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1953.

Starbuck, Alexander. History of the American Whale Fishery. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1878.

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United States Department of Commerce. United States Coast Pilot, vol. 9 (Pacific and Arctic Coasts), 7th ed. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964.

———. United States Coast Pilot (Alaska, part 2). Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1916.

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New Bedford Republican Standard (New Bedford, Massachusetts).

New Bedford Evening Standard (New Bedford, Massachusetts).

Whalemen’s Shipping List and Merchants’ Transcript (New Bedford, Massachusetts).

The Friend (Honolulu).

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