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Author Fagan, Brian M., author.

Title Fish on Friday : feasting, fasting, and the discovery of the New World / Brian Fagan
Published New York : Basic Books, ©2006

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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 338 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
Contents Preface -- Author's note -- Recipes -- Timeline of major events -- pt. 1. The great atonement -- 1. The big fish -- 2. Mortification of the flesh -- pt. 2. The fish industry is born -- 3. "By the aid of God's grace" -- 4. Salt upon salt : preserving the catch -- 5. Gadus Morhua -- 6. The Northmen -- 7. The ant of the sea -- 8. The power of invention -- 9. The carp bubble -- 10. The sin of gluttony -- 11. The boat lost to history -- 12. The rise and fall of the Icelandic fishery -- pt. 3. Discovery -- 13. "Serche & fynde a certain isle" -- 14. A new found lande -- pt. 4. Harvest and settlement -- 15. The migrant fishery -- 16. "Great store of cod-fish" -- 17. Puritans and Cains -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Recipe references -- Index
Notes "Paperback edition first published in 2007."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Fisheries -- North America -- History
Fish as food -- History
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Fisheries & Aquaculture.
Discoveries in geography
Fish as food
Fisheries
Fischerei
Fischindustrie
Ritus
Ontdekkingsreizen.
Christendom.
Vasten.
Visserij.
Agriculture.
Earth & Environmental Sciences.
Animal Sciences.
North America -- Discovery and exploration
North America
Amerika
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005021322
ISBN 9780786722334
0786722339