The Portuguese in the Americas Series aims to contribute to the growing field of Portuguese-American Studies. The Series documents the variety and complexity of the Portuguese-American experience by publishing works in the social sciences, history and literature.
So Ends This Day
University of Massachusetts Press
So Ends This Day
The Portuguese in American Whaling, 1765—1927
Donald Warrin

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2010 . 416 pp. 49 illus. 11 maps. 6 x 9"
Discrimination & Race / Economics & Business / Whaling

$24.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-28-3

Table of Contents of So Ends This Day

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Background
  • Beginnings of the American Whaling Industry
  • Heyday of American Whaling, 1835—1860
  • Decline of American Whaling, 1860—1900
  • End of American Pelagic Whaling, 1900—1927
  • Conclusion
  • Epilogue
  • APPENDIX 1: American Whaling Ports by Region
  • APPENDIX 2: Portuguese and Portuguese American Whaling Masters in American Whaling
  • APPENDIX 3: American Whaling Voyages under Portuguese and Portuguese American Command
  • Glossary of Maritime Terms
  • Guide to Archival Collection
  • Bibliography
  • Index
The Collection