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When the whalers were up North

Inuit memories from the eastern Arctic

by Dorothy Eber

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Kingston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inuit -- Arctic regions -- Fishing.,
  • Inuit -- Arctic regions -- Biography.,
  • Whaling -- Arctic regions.,
  • Inuit -- Arctic regions -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDorothy Harley Eber.
    SeriesMcGill-Queen"s native and northern series -- 1, McGill-Queen"s series in native and northern studies -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.E7 E23 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20346813M
    ISBN 100773507027, 077351421X, 0879238186

    Families on Whalers. A seagoing male society: Whaling was a male occupation that separated men and boys from their families for years. The excitement of the chase and the work of processing whales filled relatively few hours. Routine chores and carving scrimshaw from whalebone and teeth were not enough to prevent loneliness and boredom. Hotels near Whalers General Store: ( mi) Sunset Shores ( mi) Beachfront Home, Ocean Views From Every Room (legal & licensed for short stays) ( mi) Cottage on the Beach, Romantic, Oahu North Shore Mokuleia (Licensed!) ( mi) Sharks Cove Rentals ( mi) 4/5(16).

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When the Whalers Were Up North Book Description: The author tells a story drawn from oral memories, a story which will soon disappear with the last Inuit generation to have seen the whalers. The author tells a story drawn from oral memories, a story which will soon disappear with the last Inuit generation to have seen the whalers.

Illuminated by a remarkable collection of drawings, photographs, and illustrations, many in full colour, tales are told of when the whalers first appeared on the north-east coast of Baffin Island, how they set up land stations in the whale-rich waters of Author: Dorothy Eber.

The author tells a story drawn from oral memories, a story which will soon disappear with the last Inuit generation to have seen the whalers. Illuminated by a remarkable collection of drawings, photographs, and illustrations, many in full colour, tales are told of when the whalers first appeared on the north-east coast of Baffin Island, how they set up land stations in the whale-rich waters of Author: Dorothy Harley Eber.

The author tells a story drawn from oral memories, a story which will soon disappear with the last Inuit generation to have seen the whalers. Illuminated by a remarkable collection of drawings, photographs, and illustrations, many in full colour, tales are told of when the whalers first appeared on the north-east coast of Baffin Island, how they set up land stations in the whale-rich waters of.

Book Title: When the Whalers Were Up North Author: Dorothy Eber Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP Release Date: Pages: ISBN: X Available Language: English, Spanish, And.

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During the 19th and early 20th centuries whalers from America and Britain plied their trade in the waters off North America. This text looks at how the Inuit's close contact with the foreign world of the whalers marked the beginnings of change in their previously undisturbed culture.

Get this from a library. When the whalers were up North: Inuit memories from the eastern Arctic. [Dorothy Eber] -- During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, whaling vessels from Britain and America plied their trade in great numbers in the waters off the Eastern Arctic of North America.

The heyday of. Illuminated by a remarkable collection of drawings, photographs, and illustrations, many in full colour, tales are told of when the whalers first appeared on the north-east coast of Baffin Island, how they set up land stations in the whale-rich waters of Cumberland Sound, and how they eventually pushed on.

This article discusses the history of whaling from prehistoric times up to the commencement of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium on commercial whaling in Whaling has been an important subsistence and economic activity in multiple regions throughout human history.

Commercial whaling dramatically reduced in importance during the 19th century due to the. APA Citation. Eber, Dorothy. () When the whalers were up North:Inuit memories from the Eastern Arctic Kingston, Ont.: Mcgill-queen's university press, MLA Citation.

Eber, Dorothy. When The Whalers Were Up North: Inuit Memories From The Eastern Arctic. The Basques were among the first to catch whales commercially, as opposed to aboriginal whaling, and dominated the trade for five centuries, spreading to the far corners of the North Atlantic and even reaching the South French explorer Samuel de Champlain, when writing about Basque whaling in Terranova (i.e.

Newfoundland), described them as "the cleverest men at this fishing". When the Whalers Were Up North: Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic by Dorothy Harley Eber (McGill-Queens University Press, ) This Web site is sponsored by. When the Whalers Were Up North: Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic: Dorothy Harley Eber: Books - 4/5(1).

These were adopted by the Basques, who were the first to make long, pelagic whaling voyages offshore: Basque may have been whaling on the Canadian coast even before Columbus reached the New World, and by the 16th century they had set up shore stations on.

When the Whalers Were Up North: Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic Book News, Inc., 03/31/ Oral histories of the years of British and American whaling off the east coast of Canada and in Hudson Bay, as experienced by the native people who fed, clothed, and hunted with the whalers.

The Whaler, the first installment in her popular series The Island of Sylt, is her first book to be translated into English for the American market. Kate Northrop grew up in Connecticut and later studied music and English literature in the United States and the United Kingdom/5().

A new book, The Life and Times of a 19th-Century New Zealand Whaler, by his great-great-great-granddaughter, Manawatu historian Marilyn. When the Whalers Were Up North Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic, Dorothy H. Eber,Fiction, pages. A history and description of the times when whalers mingled with the Inuit, told by the Inuits themselves.

The Storytellers' Club The Picture-Writing Women of the Arctic, Loretta Outwater Cox, Sep 1,Family & Relationships. Andover, MA - Andover Resident Robert Muldoon was devastated when the Hartford Whalers left that city in His obsession with that loss inspired him to write a fictional book about the team.Books shelved as whaling: Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick.WHEN THE WHALERS WERE UP NORTH: INUIT MEMORIES FROM THE EASTERN ARCTIC.

Dorothy Harley Eber Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, pp, cloth, $ ISBN CIP Grades 10 and up/Ages 15 and up Reviewed by Kay Kerman. Volume 18 Number 1 .