Download e-book for iPad: Harpoon: Into the Heart of Whaling (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by Andrew Darby

By Andrew Darby

ISBN-10: 0306816296

ISBN-13: 9780306816291

ISBN-10: 1741146119

ISBN-13: 9781741146110

From one-hundred-fifty-ton barnacled Blues to the graceful, embattled Minke, whales were hunted all over the world to close extinction. regardless of efforts to halt the killing, the way forward for those majestic mammals-known as “mind within the water”-is back in jeopardy. With ardour and fascinating aspect, Andrew Darby profiles every one species of whale and its position during this nice drama. From the wood harpoons of aboriginals in “cockleshell” vessels, to the high-tech killing machines of trendy lawless Russian whalers and smooth-talking jap “scientific” crews, Darby chronicles the evolving pursuit of whales and its value to our humanity. enthusiasts of well-written heritage, in addition to these fascinated with whales and the fierce overseas clash surrounding them, may be swept into the very middle of whaling.

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