Who Killed the Grand Banks: The Untold Story Behind the Decimation of One of the World's Greatest Natural Resources

Who Killed the Grand Banks: The Untold Story Behind the Decimation of One of the World's Greatest Natural Resources

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While John Cabot's landfall may be in dispute, what he discovered is not: cod-and lots of them...

Historic accounts say that Cabot lowered a basket weighted with stones into the North Atlantic, then hauled it back up brimming with cod. The discovery of these fertile fishing grounds set of a centuries-long struggle among Basque, Portuguese, French, and English fishermen, and established a pattern of far-flung coastal settlements, called outports by Newfoundlanders,… (more)

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Publisher: Wiley (January 28, 2010)

Format: EPUB

File size: 480 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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