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The Shore Whalers of Western Australia

Historical Archaeology of a Maritime Frontier

Martin Gibbs



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Sydney University Press
21 July 2010
Every winter between 1836 to 1879 small wooden boats left the bays of southwest Western Australia to hunt for migrating Humpback and Right whales.
By:   Martin Gibbs
Imprint:   Sydney University Press
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 297mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 300mm
Weight:   470g
ISBN:   9781920899622
ISBN 10:   1920899626
Series:   Studies in Australasian Historical Archaeology
Pages:   165
Publication Date:   21 July 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
About the series Foreword Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. History of shore whaling 3. Process and production 4. Location and organisation 5. Excavation of Cheyne Beach 6. Artefact analysis 7. Life at Cheyne Beach 8. Life on the maritime industrial frontier Appendix A: site histories and surveys Appendix B: historical data Bibliography

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