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Whaling Will Never Do For Me

I somehow missed this book when it came out, only discovering it this past week. I have long been interested in whaling. This book is more or less about whaling, but much more along the lines of whaling as an economic institution, sort of a floating factory, with a focus on the life and culture of the whalemen (there were a ew women, wives of officers mostly). I found the book to be informative, the best I have read on the life of th...