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Nancy Shoemaker, “Native American Whalemen and the World” (UNC Press, 2015)

Nancy Shoemaker, “Native American Whalemen and the World” (UNC Press, 2015)

For as long as Herman Melville’s Moby Dick has been a staple of the American literary canon, one element often goes unnoticed.
The ship commanded by the monomanacial Ahab on his quest to slay the great white whale is named…

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