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The Grand Banks

A Pictorial History

The Grand Banks

Flanker Press
Paperback
2011-05-24

1926881419
9781926881416

5.00 CAD

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“It was the wild west, as all fished in a totally unregulated way in a free-for-all.” For centuries, fishermen the world over have been prosecuting the waters teeming with cod from the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and Labrador. The growing demand for fish in world markets, the inexorable march of technology, and the failure of international governments to limit the harvest from the sea have each played a part in turning this industry into a thin shadow of its once great majesty. With more than 500 photos of foreign and domestic vessels, crews, ports, shipyards, and modes of processing fish at sea aboard ships that were part of Newfoundland and Labrador's collective history, The Grand Banks is a full and impartial history of the magnitude of this fishing effort.
The story of the Grand Banks is a fascinating one. This book should be used as a reference in high schools and colleges all across Canada in order that young people everywhere may have a more balanced understanding of our country\'s history.-- PEI Guardian --
If you want to know what happened to the fish on the Grand Banks, never mind the scientific studies and government reports; just read this book.-- The Northern Mariner --

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