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A Fishery for Modern Times

The State and the Industrialization of the Newfoundland Fishery, 1934-1968

A Fishery for Modern Times examines the ways in which the state, ideologies of development, and political, economic, and social factors, along with political actors and fishing company owners, contributed to the expansion of the industrial fishery from the 1930s through the 1960s.

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Miriam Wright has published several journal articles and papers in other books. She is currently aSSHRC post-doctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia.

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;