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Contested and dangerous seas : north Atlantic fishermen, their wives, unions, and the politics of exclusion /

Colin J. Davis.

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Author: Davis, Colin J.
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2020]
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Topics: Big game fishing - Atlantic Ocean - History - 20th century. | Big game fishing - Atlantic Ocean - History - 21st century. | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations
Regions: Atlantic Ocean.
Genres: Electronic books. | History.
Online Access: JSTOR Books Click here for E-Book. Restricted to IWU Community.
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245 10|aContested and dangerous seas :|bnorth Atlantic fishermen, their wives, unions, and the politics of exclusion /|cColin J. Davis.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
520 |a"Deep-sea fishing has always been a hazardous occupation, with crews facing gale-force winds, huge waves and swells, and unrelenting rain and snow. For those New England and British fishermen whose voyages took them hundreds of miles from the coastline, life was punctuated by strenuous work, grave danger, and frequent fear. Unsurprisingly, every fishing port across the world has memorials to those lost at sea. During the 1960s and 1970s, these seafaring workers experienced new hardships. As modern fleets from many nations intensified their hunt for fish, they found themselves in increasing competition for disappearing prey. Colin J. Davis details the unfolding drama as New England and British fishermen and their wives, partners, and families reacted to this competition. Rather than acting as bystanders to these crises, the men and women chronicled in Contested and Dangerous Seas became fierce advocates for the health of the Atlantic Ocean fisheries and for their families' livelihoods"--|cProvided by publisher.
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