Beyond the Catch: Fisheries of the North Atlantic, the North by Louis Sicking, Darlene Abreu-ferreira

By Louis Sicking, Darlene Abreu-ferreira

Present matters concerning the survival of marine lifestyles and the fishing have contributed to a emerging curiosity of their previous improvement. whereas a lot of the scholarship is concentrated at the contemporary previous, this selection of essays offers new interpretations within the pre-industrial background of the fisheries through highlighting the implications of the northern fisheries via an interdisciplinary method, together with the surroundings, economic climate, politics, and society within the medieval and early smooth periods.A good selection of issues regarding the fisheries, akin to payment and spatial agency, processing tools, exchange, profitability and taxation, intake, verbal exchange and cooperation, starting from the Viking Age until eventually industrialisation are handled in a protracted time period point of view, providing new insights within the interesting dating among marine lifestyles and humanity. individuals are Ines Amorim, James H. Barrett, Christiaan van Bochove, Petra van Dam, Chloe Deligne, Carsten Jahnke, Alison M. Locker, Thomas H. McGovern, Sophia Perdikaris, Marnix Pieters, Peter Pope, Bo Poulsen, Callum M. Roberts, Louis Sicking, Dries Tys, Adri van Vliet, Annette de Wit, and Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz.

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Hodges was, of course, not alone in these observations. 5 1 Authors and editors acknowledge Antiquity 78 (301) 618–636 for having granted permission to include this article. We thank R. Cerón-Carrasco, G. Campbell, A. Hall, S. Hamilton-Dyer, D. Jaques, A. Jones, R. Nicholson, D. Serjeantson and P. Smith for permission to cite forthcoming and unpublished zooarchaeological reports. R. Buckley, J. Ellis, N. Elsden, K. Rielly, A. Russel, K. Wade and K. White kindly supplied archaeological and dating information.

One, fish from the cod family could be dried vertically to become stockfish. It could then be kept for five to seven years, retaining its nutritional value during the first three years. If it was cured and dried horizontally it became klipfisk. Two, there was the combined dried and salted form used in Newfoundland, where cod was split, washed, salted, and then spread out to dry. As for herring, it could be gutted and salted wet in barrels, remaining edible for up to two years. People in Scandinavia were already aware of and involved in this process in pre-historic times.

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