Selected Bibliography

Bolster, W. Jeffrey. ’To Feel Like a Man’: Black Seamen in the Northern States, 1800-1860. Journal of American History vo. 76, no. 4 (March 1990): 1173-1199.

Creighton, Margaret S. Rites and Passages: The Experience of American Whaling, 1830-1870. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Currie, Stephen. Thar She Blows: American Whaling in the Nineteenth Century. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 2001.

Karttunen, Frances Ruley. The Other Islanders: People Who Pulled Nantucket’s Oars. New Bedford, MA: Spinner Publications, Inc. 2005.

Lebo, Susan A. Native Hawaiian Seamen’s Accounts of the 1876 Arctic Whaling Disaster and the 1877 Massacre of Alaskan Natives from Cape Prince of Wales. Hawaiian Journal of History vol. 40 (2006): 99-129.

Mandell, Daniel R. Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780-1880. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

McKissack, Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack. Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers. New York: Scholastic Press, 1999.

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