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by Joan Druett
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Petticoat Whalers: Whalin. has been added to your Cart. Very good, gives a really good view of life at sea, the good and the bad. It is more oriented to be presented from the female perspective, but along with that, it gives a great insight into life on the whale boats, men and women- and regular daily life, along with occasional intense action.
Surprisingly, by 1850 roughly a sixth of all whaling vessels carried the captains' wives.
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Joan Druett was born in Nelson, and raised in Palmerston North . 1992: John Lyman Award for Best Book of American Maritime History for Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820–1920.
Her first book, Exotic Intruders, was the result of a publisher's request for a book about the introduction to New Zealand of plants and animals by sailing ships.
Home Joan Druett Petticoat Whalers, Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920. Petticoat Whalers, Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920. This is the colourful tale of the whaling ships that plied the Pacific, Atlantic and Antarctic oceans in the nineteenth century, and the men and women who worked and lived on them. Women? Yes - an extraordinary number did accompany their husband-skippers on their long and perilous voyages, despite danger, privation and the undoubted brutality of the trade.
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Free Essay: Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920 was written by Joan Druett, and originally published in cloth by Collins Publishers Ne. .