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Men & Whales

Richard Ellis

Men & Whales

by Richard Ellis

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7676833M
    ISBN 100517109689
    ISBN 109780517109687

    Men and whales. [Richard Ellis] -- The author chronicles the history of whaling in both hemispheres, and discusses regulation and anti-whaling movements. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The celebrated marine writer-artist Richard Ellis delineates in this copiously illustrated book the complex history of men and whales. Lively, authoritative text is interwoven with photos, paintings, drawings, and maps to provide a comprehensive history of the whales' turbulent--and always controversial- .

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine title: Men and whales. Description: pages maps 23 cm. Contents: The California Gray --The lagoon on the desert coast --Indian knowledge of whales and the lagoon --Spanish accounts of whales, the Vizcaino Bay Region, and Scammon's Lagoon --Pursuit of the California Gray, the lower coast, and the course to Scammon's . Essex was an American whaler from Nantucket, Massachusetts, which was launched in In , while at sea in the southern Pacific Ocean under the command of Captain George Pollard Jr., she was attacked and sunk by a sperm ed thousands of miles from the coast of South America with little food and water, the man crew was forced to make for land in the ship's surviving : Attacked and sunk by a sperm whale, November .

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With Men & Whales (), Ellis, a marine biologist, painter, and prolific writer, provides the most comprehensive account of the history of whaling ever by: MEN AND WHALES. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

MEN AND WHALES/5(7). In this copiously illustrated book, Richard Ellis delineates the complex history of men and whales. He tells the story of the world's Ever since a human being first came across a dead whale and realized it could provide vast amounts of meat and oil, men have hunted whales/5.

out of 5 stars Of Whales and Men a classic about a forgotten place and Men & Whales book. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. Great historical narrative of a forgotten place and age.

The age of whaling is largely forgotten today and Dr. Robertson provides a unique first hand view into the brutal lives of whalers in the /5(12). Whales and Men book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Of whales and men Hardcover – January 1, by Robert Blackwood Robertson (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings.

See all 17 formats and editions Hide other /5(12). An excellent book on whales, whaling and Hal Brodsky rated it really liked it This is a marvelous little book that summarizes a Scottish Physician's experiences aboard a British/Norwegian whaling vessel in the mid 20th Century/5.

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Ever since a human being first came across a dead whale and realized it could provide vast amounts of meat and oil, men have hunted whales. For a thousand years, whales have been mines of oil. Richard Ellis is one of America's most celebrated marine artists & writers. The author of ten books, including "The Search for the Giant Squid" & "Men & Whales".

Ellis makes his home in New York. This item: Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us by David Neiwert Paperback $ Only 11 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details. Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us by Alexandra Morton Paperback $/5(69).

whales and whaling––Men & Whales, the encyclopedic history of the human/whale relationship, by Richard Ellis, and Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex, by Owen Chase, the true narrative of a survivor of the event that would be among the primary inspirations for Herman Melville to write Moby Dick.

With the Chase narrative are two briefer accounts. Ellis' book on sharks is probably better known than this book on whales, but both are great.

The cornerstone of the book are his numerous paintings of a variety of whales. Ellis also puts forth a good effort in describing what is know about this group of marine mammals.

He addresses aspects of the biology, ecology, and behavior of by:   I'm not smashing on the book, it's great, but it's a call for people to wake up that we are going to lose the whales if we don't stop what we are doing.

As I recall from something else I read the blue whales were making a comeback, slowly, but they are being seen more, one was seen off the coast of California, which was rare/5. Authoritative history of man's relationship with whales, presented in lively, straightforward prose.

Ellis completes his comprehensive two-volume account of the cetaceans of the world (The Book of Whales, ) with a history of man's pursuit of whales.

In his book “Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us”, David Neiwert covers the historical and cultural gamut of encounters between humans and orcas (although heavily weighted towards those in and from Washington and British Columbia)/5.

William lent Melville a book by his father, Owen Chase: “Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex.” Melville had read Jeremiah Reynolds’s violent.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York DonorPages:. In the tradition of Barry Lopez’s classic Of Wolves and Men, David Neiwert’s book is a powerful tribute to one of the animal kingdom’s most remarkable members/5(3).Men & whales at Scammon's Lagoon.

Los Angeles, Dawson's Book Shop, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: David A Henderson.Men & Whales at Scammon's Lagoon by Henderson, David A.

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