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Who Killed the Grand Banks: The Untold Story Behind the Decimation of One of the World's Greatest Natural Resources
by Alex Rose (Goodreads Author)
While John Cabot's landfall may be in dispute, what he discovered is not: cod-and lots of them...Historic accounts say that Cabot lowered a basket weighted with stones into the North Atlantic, then hauled it back up brimming with cod. The discovery of these fertile fishing grounds set of a centuries-long struggle among Basque, Portuguese, French, and English fishermen, and ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published January 28th 2010 by John Wiley & Sons
(first published September 11th 2008)
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