Table of contents for Leviathan : the history of whaling in America / Eric Jay Dolin.

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CONTENTSIntroduction 00Part one: Arrival and Ascent,1614/1774	1.	John Smith Goes Whaling 000	2.	"The King of Waters, The Sea-Shouldering Whale" 000	3.	All Along the Coast 000	4.	Nantucket, the "Faraway Land" 000	5.	The Whale's Whale 000	6.	Into "Ye Deep" 000	7.	Candle Wars 000	8.	Glory Days 000	Part two: Tragedy and 	Triumph, 1775/1860	9.	On the Eve of Revolution 000	10.	Ruin 000	11.	Up from the Ashes 000	12.	Knockdown 000	13.	The Golden Age 000	14.	"An Enormous, Filthy Humbug" 000	15.	Stories, Songs, Sex, and Scrimshaw 000	16.	Mutinies, Murders, Mayhem, and Malevolent Whales	 000Part three: Disaster and Decay, 1861/1924	17.	Stones in the Harbor and Fire on the Water 000	18.	From the Earth 000	19.	Ice Crush 000	20.	Fading Away 000		Epilogue: Fin Out 000	Notes	000	Select Bibliography	000	Acknowledgments	000	Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Whaling -- United States -- History.