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Native American whalemen and the world : the contingency of race / Nancy Shoemaker.

Author/creator Shoemaker, Nancy, 1958-
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Descriptionpages cm
Contents The ship -- The Gay Head harpooner -- Race, nationality, and gender -- The primacy of rank -- The beach -- Cultural encounters -- Cycles of conquest -- New heaven -- Islands -- Native American beachcombers in the Pacific -- Race and indigeneity in the life of Elisha Apes -- Beachcombers in New England -- The reservation -- Degradation and respect -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Native American whalemen's database -- Appendix B: Native American logbooks and journals.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2014034897
ISBN9781469622576 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN1469622572 (cloth : alk. paper)

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