The British Whaling Trade (Research in Maritime History,)
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The British Whaling Trade (Research in Maritime History,) by Gordon Jackson

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Published by International Maritime Economic History Assoc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Industries - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

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Edition Notes

ContributionsInternational Maritime Economic History (Other Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9893966M
ISBN 100973007397
ISBN 109780973007398

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