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The Resource The sounding of the whale : science & cetaceans in the twentieth century, D. Graham Burnett

The sounding of the whale : science & cetaceans in the twentieth century, D. Graham Burnett

Label
The sounding of the whale : science & cetaceans in the twentieth century
Title
The sounding of the whale
Title remainder
science & cetaceans in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
D. Graham Burnett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores how humans' view of whales changed from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, looking at how the sea mammals were once viewed as monsters but evolved into something much gentler and more beautiful
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
599.5072
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL737.C4
LC item number
B86 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The sounding of the whale : science & cetaceans in the twentieth century, D. Graham Burnett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [677]-733) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Into the belly of the beast -- "The prince of whales" -- A cetaceous parliament -- Trials of force -- Shots across the bow
Control code
ocn711050945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 793 p.
Isbn
9780226081304
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2011030694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), [8] p. of plates, maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)711050945
Label
The sounding of the whale : science & cetaceans in the twentieth century, D. Graham Burnett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [677]-733) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Into the belly of the beast -- "The prince of whales" -- A cetaceous parliament -- Trials of force -- Shots across the bow
Control code
ocn711050945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 793 p.
Isbn
9780226081304
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2011030694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), [8] p. of plates, maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)711050945

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