Whaling Captains of Color: America's First Meritocracy by Skip Finley

Whaling Captains of Color: America's First Meritocracy by Skip Finley

Naval Institute Press

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Working with archival records at whaling museums, in libraries, from private archives and interviews with people whose ancestors were whaling masters, Finley culls stories from the lives of over 50 black whaling captains to create a portrait of what life was like for these leaders of color on the high seas.

Product details:

Hardcover

304 pages

6.25 x 9.25 x 1 in.

ISBN: 978-1682475096

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