Into the deep America, whaling & the world

hoopla digital

Streaming video - 2010

For two centuries, American whale oil lit the world - illuminating and powering the start of the industrial revolution, and laying the groundwork for a truly global economy. This two-hour film will tell the riveting and extraordinary story of the American whaling industry, from its origins off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the great golden age of deep-ocean whaling, to the industry's spectacular demise.

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Series
American experience.
Subjects
Genres
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Online Access
Instantly available on hoopla.
Cover image
Published
[United States] : PBS 2010.
Language
English
Physical Description
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 120 min.)) : sd., col
Format
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Audience
Not rated.
Access
AVAILABLE FOR USE ONLY BY IOWA CITY AND RESIDENTS OF THE CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS OF JOHNSON COUNTY, UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, HILLS, AND LONE TREE (IA).
Corporate Author
hoopla digital (-)
Other Authors
Ric Burns (screenwriter), Willem Dafoe (narrator), Robert Sean Leonard, 1969- (voice actor), Josh Hamilton (-), Vincent Kartheiser, 1979-, Callie Thorne, Philip Bosco, Herman Melville, 1819-1891