[MARMAM] New publication on historic bowhead skeletal bone monuments in Europe

Klaus Barthelmess barthval at t-online.de
Thu May 29 00:27:46 PDT 2008

Dear colleagues,

I'm pleased to announce:

Klaus Barthelmess: 
Die Walknochen der Nordseeinsel Borkum.
Kulturgeschichte bedeutsamer Denkmäler aus der Blütezeit des europäischen
Arktiswalfangs mit Überlegungen zu ihrer Konservierung
[The whale bones of North Sea island Borkum.
The cultural history of important monuments from the peak period of European
Arctic whaling, including considerations about their conservation]
Foreword by Nicholas B. Redman.
(= Speckpresse ­ Schriften zur Kulturgeschichte von Mensch und Meeressäuger,
No. 1). 
Norderstedt: Books on Demand, 2008.
vii + 24 pp, 22 illus., softcover
ISBN 978 383 702 625 2
Language: German
Price 6.80 Euros

It is also a test balloon for a series of publications I plan to edit in the
future, appropriately called
"Speckpresse - Schriften zur Kulturgeschichte von Mensch und Meeressäuger"
(blubber press - publications on the cultural history of man and marine

The publication is available from
or via amazon.de and other online book shops.

Book dealers and museum book shop managers may wish to know that
BoD-publications can be bought on approval/commission, ie stock not sold
after a certain time can be returned to the publisher.

Those of you editing scholarly or scientific journals or journalists wishing
to review my new publication may order a review copy under this German link:


Klaus Barthelmess
Cologne, Germany

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