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Author Schell, Jennifer, 1974-

Title A bold and hardy race of men : the lives and literature of American whalemen / Jennifer Schell
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 262 pages)
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. Literature
Contents Manly physical labor and American national identity -- The world of whaling and its residents -- Foremast hands and the art of physical labor -- The whaling industry and its chains of command -- Unconventional gender roles at home and at sea -- Racialized discourses and cosmopolitan workforces
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-249) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Whalers (Persons) -- United States -- History
Whaling in literature.
American literature -- History and criticism.
American literature
Whalers (Persons)
Whaling in literature
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013015187
ISBN 9781613762738