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Fishing

(see also Seafood Production & Trade)


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Dobbs, David. The Great Gulf: Fisherman, Scientists, & the Struggle to Revive the World's Greatest Fishery (Washington: Island, 2000).

Fields, Leslie Leyland. The Entangling Net: Alaska's Commercial Fishing Women Tell Their Lives (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1997).

Fritchey, Robert. Wetland Riders (New Orleans: New Moon, 1993).

Garrity-Blake, Barbara J. The Fish Factory: Work & Meaning for Black & White Fishermen of the American Menhaden Industry (Knoxville: U. of Tennessee, 1994).

Junger, Sebastian. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea (NY: Norton, 1997).

Lloyd, Timothy C. & Patrick B. Mullen. Lake Erie Fishermen: Work, Identity & Tradition (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1990).

Maril, Robert Lee. The Bay Shrimpers of Texas: Rural Fishermen in a Global Economy (Lawrence : U. of Kansas, 1995).

Santos, Michael Wayne. Caught in Irons: North Atlantic Fishermen in the Last Days of Sail (Selinsgrove PA: Susquehanna U., 2002).

Tressler, Donald K. The Wealth of the Sea (NY: Century, 1927).

In the Library: Fiction

Huth, Angela. Wives of the Fishermen (NY: St. Martin's, 1998).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Captains Courageous" [1937], dir. Victor Fleming, 115m. Kipling story of spoiled rich boy lost from cruise ship, rescued by fishermen & obliged to learn their trade. Remakes by Harvey Hart [1977] & Michael Anderson [1996].

"The Perfect Storm" [2000], dir. Wolfgang Peterson, 129m. In video stores. Gloucester MA fisherman confront severe weather on North Atlantic.



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