Further Reading

Ansel, Willits D., with Walter Ansel and Evelyn Ansel. The Whaleboat: A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850 to 2014. Mystic: Mystic Seaport: 2014.

Burnett, D. Graham. The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Clapham, Phil, and Colin Baxter. Winged Leviathan: The Story of the Humpback Whale. Colin Baxter Photography, Ltd., 2013.

Colby, Barnard L. For Oil and Buggy Whips: Whaling Captains of New London County, Connecticut. Mystic: Mystic Seaport, 1990.

Davis, Lance E., Robert E. Gallman, and Karin Gleiter. In Pursuit of Leviathan: Technology, Institutions, Productivity, and Profits in American Whaling, 1816-1906. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Dolin, Eric Jay. Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America. New York: W. W. Norton, 2007.

Druett, Joan. She Was a Sister Sailor: The Whaling Journals of Mary Brewster, 1845-1851. Mystic: Mystic Seaport, 1992.

Ellis, Richard. The Great Sperm Whale: A Natural History of the Ocean’s Most Magnificent and Mysterious Creature. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2011.

Haley, Nelson Cole. Whale Hunt. Mystic: Mystic Seaport, 1990.

Leavitt, John F. The Charles W. Morgan, 2nd ed. Mystic: Mystic Seaport, 1998.

Lund, Judith N. Whaling Masters and Whaling Voyages Sailing from American Ports: A Compilation of Sources. New Bedford: New Bedford Whaling Museum, 2001.

Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick: or, The Whale. 1851.

Philbrick, Nathaniel. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. New York: Viking Penguin, 2000.

Whitehead, Hal. Sperm Whales: Social Evolution in the Ocean. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.