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Record #144631:

Saltfiskur í sögu thjódhar / Jón TH. THór.

Title: Saltfiskur í sögu thjódhar / Jón TH. THór.
Translated title: Salt fish in national history.
Author(s): THór, Jón TH.
Date: 1997.
Language: Icelandic.
In: Aegir. (1997.), Vol. 11 (1997)
Abstract: Article reviews book of same title by V. U. Valdimarsson and Halldór Bjarnason. Salt fish trade arose in 19th Cent. with so-called "Newfoundland method". Its preparation moved from shopkeepers to seamen; salt fish became Iceland's most valuable export in 1870, and remained of high value off and on until 1940s. Spanish market was target, but attempts were also made to enter Latin America. Not much has been written about "slave market" for salt fish in West Indies.
Notes:

Aegir. Vol. 11 :16-17 (1997).

Keywords: 639.2 -- Fisheries.
639.38 -- Fish and marine mammal products.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
N -- Renewable resources.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*35) -- Iceland.
SPRI record no.: 144631

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