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The mortal sea : fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail

Autor W Jeffrey Bolster
Vydavatel: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2012.
Vydání/formát:   e-kniha : Document : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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Since the time of the Vikings, the Atlantic has shaped the lives of people who depend on it for survival, and people have shaped the Atlantic. In his account of this interdependency, Bolster, a historian and professional seafarer, takes us through a millennium-long environmental history of our impact on one of the largest ecosystems in the world.
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Žánr/forma: Electronic books
History
Doplňující formát: Print version:
Bolster, W. Jeffrey.
Mortal sea.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012010747
(OCoLC)780415768
Typ materiálu: Document, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu Internetový zdroj, Počítačový soubor
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: W Jeffrey Bolster
ISBN: 9780674067219 0674067215
OCLC číslo: 812925487
Popis: 1 online resource (xi, 378 pages, [20] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Obsahy: Prologue : the historic ocean --
Depleted European seas and the discovery of America --
Plucking the low-hanging fruit --
The sea serpent and the mackerel jig --
Making the case for caution --
Waves in a troubled sea --
An avalanche of cheap fish --
Epilogue : changes in the sea.
Jiné tituly: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail
Odpovědnost: W. Jeffrey Bolster.
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