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Petticoat Whalers

Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920

by Joan Druett

  • 348 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University Press of New England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fisheries & related industries,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social Science,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • History,
  • Seafaring life,
  • Whalers" spouses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793698M
    ISBN 101584651598
    ISBN 109781584651598

    That grave is the motivation for the book ‘Petticoat Whalers: whaling wives at sea, ’. The book is about the experiences of the women on board the windjammer whalers and in the boisterous ports of nineteenth century New Zealand, Hawaii, Australia, Chile and Peru, as well as on a host of islands, including the Cook Islands (then.   The Tanenbaum/Gruber ghostwriting saga It was a book called FURY, by a writer I thought I might have vaguely heard of, Robert K. Tanenbaum. The blurb assured me that Tanenbaum is a NYT bestselling writer, and the price was just fifty cents, so I was sold and the well-thumbed book was bought. "Petticoat Whalers" exhibit in the Russell.

    Joan Druett is a maritime historian and the award-winning author of several books, including Petticoat Whalers, She Was a Sister Sailor, Hen Frigates, Tupaia, and The Discovery of Tahiti.4/5(K).   The author of ground-breaking studies, Hen Frigates, She Captains, Petticoat Whalers, and She was a Sister Sailor, she is also the writer of the popular Wiki Coffin mystery series. Her two books about the ordeals suffered by castaways, The Elephant Voyage and Island of the Lost, have also been well : Old Salt Press.

    Druett (Petticoat Whalers) points out that in some instances finances dictated that wives be taken along, for a captain who put all of his capital into a ship might have no funds for a home on land.   "It was noon, and very hot," Ms. Druett wrote in "Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea to ," HarperCollins, New Zealand. "The shade cast by the scoured roots of .


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Petticoat Whalers, first published in New Zealand inhas been out of print since The Kendall Whaling Museum's L. Byrne Waterman Award citation states: "It is not insignificant that Petticoat Whalers is already an indispensable classic, and [Druett's] other books and articles have earned the status of Basic Necessities on any well-stocked shelf of maritime narratives and reference /5(9).

Author, Joan Druett is an eminent New Zealand historian of the whaling era. PETTICOAT WHALERS reveals the little known lives of New Zealand and New England women who went to sea, primarily with their Captain husbands, and their contributions to this life in all seasons and conditions, difficult enough for men to brave/5(2).

Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea, [Joan Druett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Joan Druett offers an informed and accessible account of little known stories of wives of whaling captains who accompanied their husbands on long and arduous journeys to bring whale oil and blubber to New England.4/5(7).

Petticoat Whalers, first published in New Zealand inhas been out of print since Pages: Petticoat Whalers, first published in New Zealand inhas been out of print since /5(1).

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Free shipping for many products. Skip to main content. Petticoat Whalers, first published in New Zealand inhas been out of print since   Petticoat Whalers, Whaling Wifes at Sea – is a fascinating read, with quotes from letters and diaries, and illustrated with contemporary photos and drawings.

Aficionados of Hitty – her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field will remember that Hitty in the book went to sea on a whaling ship. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea, – at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

Ron and I have just returned from a wonderful visit to the glorious Bay of Islands, where the charming Russell Museum is currently showing a special exhibit based on my book, Petticoat Whalers.

It was a great pleasure to meet the curator, Marsha Davis, and other staff, and to explore this small, but extremely well-done ularly recommended is a DVD that tells the story of. Summary: "Joan Druett offers an informed and accessible account of little-known stories of wives of whaling captains who accompanied their husbands on long and arduous journeys to bring whale oil and blubber to New England and the United States.

Surprisingly, by roughly a sixth of all whaling vessels carried the captains' wives. The result was her study of whaling captains' wives under sail, Petticoat Whalers. The success of this book and a companion volume, She Was a Sister Sailor, was followed by Hen Frigates: Wives of Merchant Captains Under Sail, which was researched and written during a William Steeple Davis Residency at Orient, Long Island, New York.

Joan Druett is a maritime historian and the award-winning author of several books, including Petticoat Whalers, She Was a Sister Sailor, Hen Frigates, Tupaia, and The Discovery of Tahiti. Her interest in maritime history began inwhen she discovered the grave of a young American whaling wife while exploring the tropical island of Rarotonga; she subsequently received a Fulbright Brand: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.

Joan Druett is a maritime historian and the award-winning author of several books, including Petticoat Whalers, She Was a Sister Sailor, Hen Frigates, Tupaia, and The Discovery of Tahiti/5(6). She Was a Sister Sailor received the John Lyman Award for Best Book of Maritime History; Petticoat Whalers (with a later book, She Captains) won the L.

Byrne Waterman Award, and Hen Frigates received a New York Public Library Best Book to Remember : Old Salt Press. Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea by Joan Druett Some of the few women who spent significant time at sea in the 19th century were the wives of captains on whaling : Charlotte Runcie.

Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives At Sea, by Joan Druett avg rating — 23 ratings — published — 2 editions. In 27 libraries. "Joan Druett offers an informed and accessible account of little-known stories of wives of whaling captains who accompanied their husbands on long and arduous journeys to bring whale oil and blubber to New England and the United States.

Surprisingly, by roughly a sixth of all whaling vessels carried the captains' wives. Invariably the only woman aboard very cramped ships. Petticoat Whalers: Whaling Wives at Sea, was written by Joan Druett, and originally published in cloth by Collins Publishers New Zealand in The newest copy of the book, however, was printed in Hong Kong and published in by University Press of New England in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Looking for books by Joan Druett. See all books authored by Joan Druett, including Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World, and She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea, and more on.

Joan Druett is a maritime historian and the award-winning author of several books, including Petticoat Whalers, She Was a Sister Sailor, Hen Frigates, Tupaia, and The Discovery of Tahiti. Her interest in maritime history began inwhen she discovered the grave of a young American whaling wife while exploring the tropical island of 4/5(6K).Petticoat Whalers - Whaling wives at sea By Joan Druett Hardback, pages,title page removed, small tear in jacket, of nineteenth century New Zealand, Hawaii, Australia, Chile and Peru, as well as on a host of exotic islands.

It is a book that demanded to be written, and is the result of five years' research on two continents.Joan Druett is a maritime historian and the award-winning author of several books, including Petticoat Whalers, She Was a Sister Sailor, Hen Frigates, Tupaia, and The Discovery of Tahiti.

Her interest in maritime history began inwhen she discovered the grave of a young American whaling wife while exploring the tropical island of Rarotonga; she subsequently received a Fulbright.