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The Resource Away off shore : Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890, Nathaniel Philbrick

Away off shore : Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890, Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
Away off shore : Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890
Title
Away off shore
Title remainder
Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Title variation
Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
974.4/97
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F72.N2
LC item number
P47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
Label
Away off shore : Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in the United States of America by Mill Hill Press 1994"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An island and its altar -- Native origins : Maushop, Roqua, Wonoma, and Autopscot -- Thomas Macy's great escape -- Tristram Coffin, country squire -- "An island full of Indians" : King Philip, John Gibbs, and Peter Folger -- Gardner versus Coffin : the revolt -- The whaling legacy of Ichabod Paddock -- Mary Starbuck, high priestess of the company store -- Richard Macy, the master builder -- Of God, Indians, and getting by : the hireling, Timothy White -- Peleg Folger, the poet whaleman -- Kezia Coffin's revolutionary rise and fall -- The "removals" : from Jethro Coffin to William Rotch -- A "nest of love" no longer : William Coffin and the bank, commons, and school wars -- The golden boy and the dark man : Obed Starbuck and George Pollard -- Absalom Boston and Abram Quary : "of color" on the Grey Lady -- Maria Mitchell, the provincial cosmopolitan -- F.C. Sanford, the mythmaker -- Epilogue
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 325 p.
Isbn
9780143120124
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010053110
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn695683607
Label
Away off shore : Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Note
"First published in the United States of America by Mill Hill Press 1994"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An island and its altar -- Native origins : Maushop, Roqua, Wonoma, and Autopscot -- Thomas Macy's great escape -- Tristram Coffin, country squire -- "An island full of Indians" : King Philip, John Gibbs, and Peter Folger -- Gardner versus Coffin : the revolt -- The whaling legacy of Ichabod Paddock -- Mary Starbuck, high priestess of the company store -- Richard Macy, the master builder -- Of God, Indians, and getting by : the hireling, Timothy White -- Peleg Folger, the poet whaleman -- Kezia Coffin's revolutionary rise and fall -- The "removals" : from Jethro Coffin to William Rotch -- A "nest of love" no longer : William Coffin and the bank, commons, and school wars -- The golden boy and the dark man : Obed Starbuck and George Pollard -- Absalom Boston and Abram Quary : "of color" on the Grey Lady -- Maria Mitchell, the provincial cosmopolitan -- F.C. Sanford, the mythmaker -- Epilogue
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 325 p.
Isbn
9780143120124
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010053110
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn695683607

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