Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986.
A very beautiful first edition, first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust jacket.
John R. Bockstoce is curator of ethnology at the Old Dartmouth Historical Society Whaling Museum and is also the author of numerous books and articles on Eskimos and Arctic whaling. He has even participated in whale hunts, making his academic research into the economics of the industry more knowledgeable. With his detailed history of whaling in the Western Arctic, he explains how the natural resources of the some of the most remote corners of the world became open game for Alaskan and American industrial growth.