England's sea fisheries: the commercial sea fisheries of England and Wales since 1300

Chris Reid, N. Ashcroft, David Starkey

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

Fish and fishermen have always played an important role in the provision of food in England and Wales. This complex activity is covered in detail including the curing and preservation of fish, fish farming, boats and gear, catching methods, the social structures of fishing communities, the development of harbours and docks, fish protection, and the Missions to deep-sea fishermen. It brings alive the history of a livelihood now in decline.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChatham
Number of pages272
ISBN (Print)1861761244
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2000

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