Cod

Cod

Cod

Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been spurred by it, national diets have been based on it, economies have depended on it, and the settlement of North America was driven by it. Cod, it turns out, is the reason Europeans set sail across the Atlantic, and it is the only reason they could. What did the Vikings eat in icy Greenland and on the five expeditions to America recorded in the Icelandic sagas? Cod -- frozen and dried in the frosty air, then broken into pieces and eaten like hardtack. What was the staple of the medieval diet? Cod again, sold salted by the Basques, an enigmatic people with a mysterious, unlimited supply of cod. Cod is a charming tour of history with all its economic forces laid bare and a fish story embellished with great gastronomic detail. It is also a tragic tale of environmental failure, of depleted fishing stocks where once the cod's numbers were legendary. In this deceptively whimsical biography of a fish, Mark Kurlansky brings a thousand years of human civilization into captivating focus.

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Genre : History
Author : Mark Kurlansky
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Release : 2011-03-04
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780307369802


Cape Cod

Cape Cod

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Genre : Cape Cod (Mass.)
Author : Henry David Thoreau
Publisher :
Release : 1893
Total Pages : 360 Pages
ISBN : NYPL:33433006566248


For The Love Of Cod

For The Love Of Cod

A journey to find Norway’s supposed bliss makes for a comic travelogue that asks, seriously, what makes Norwegians so damn happy—and does it translate? Norway is usually near or at the top of the World Happiness Report. But is it really one of the happiest countries on Earth? Eric Dregni had his doubts. Years ago he and his wife had lived in this country his great-great-grandfather once fled. When their son Eilif was born there, the Norwegian government paid for the birth, gave them $5,000, and deposited $150 into their bank account every month, but surely happiness was more than a generous health care system. What about all those grim months without sun? When Eilif turned fifteen, father and son decided to go back together and investigate. For the Love of Cod is their droll report on the state of purported Norwegian bliss. Arriving in May, a month of festivals and eternal sun, the Dregnis are thrust into Norway at its merriest—and into the reality of the astronomical cost of living, which forces them to find lodging with friends and relatives. But this gives them an inside look at the secrets to a better life. It’s not the massive amounts of money flowing from the North Sea oil fields but how these funds are distributed that fuels the Norwegian version of democratic socialism—resulting in miniscule differences between rich and poor. Locals introduce them to the principles underlying their avowed contentment, from an active environmentalism that translates into flyskam (flight shame), which keeps Norwegians in the family cabin for the long vacations prescribed by law and charges a 150 percent tax on gas guzzlers (which, Eilif observes, means more Teslas seen in one hour than in a year in Minnesota!). From a passion for dugnad or community volunteerism and sakte or “slow,” a rejection of the mad pace of modernity, to the commodification of Viking history and the dark side of Black Metal music that turns the idea of quaint, traditional Norway upside down, this idiosyncratic father and son tour lets readers, free of flyskam, see how, or whether, Norwegian happiness translates.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Eric Dregni
Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
Release : 2021-04-13
Total Pages : 159 Pages
ISBN : 9781452962986


Cod Collapse

Cod Collapse

It's 1992 in Newfoundland and Labrador and the cod moratorium has put some thirty thousand fishers out of work. Journalist Jenn Thornhill Verma blends memoir and research in this gripping account of the enduring legacy of the largest mass layoff in Canadian history. Tracing the early history of the fishery to the present, Verma considers what lies ahead and what was lost along the way.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Jennifer Thornhill-Verma
Publisher : Nimbus Publishing (CN)
Release : 2019-10-30
Total Pages : 264 Pages
ISBN : 1771088079


Cape Cod

Cape Cod

Originally brought to America's shores by the Mayflower, two families unearth their family skeletons--which have lain buried in Cape history for more than 200 years.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : William Martin
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release : 2012-06-01
Total Pages : 652 Pages
ISBN : 9781455523726


The Boston Cooking School Cook Book

The Boston Cooking School Cook Book

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Genre : Cooking, American
Author : Fannie Merritt Farmer
Publisher :
Release : 1912
Total Pages : 776 Pages
ISBN : HARVARD:RSMCU1


The Da Vinci Cod And Other Illustrations For Unwritten Books

The Da Vinci Cod And Other Illustrations For Unwritten Books

Presents often-satirical illustrations of book jackets for unwritten books, such as "To Grill a Mockingbird," "Mansfield Pork," and "Wuthering Tights."

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Chris Riddell
Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 76 Pages
ISBN : 0763630535


Cod

Cod

The devastation of many of the greatest North Atlantic cod stocks, particularly those of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Grand Banks, has become an icon for the unsustainable relation between human exploitation and Nature. Here, George Rose tells the full story of that devastation, in scientific detail, for the first time - from the formation of the North Atlantic marine ecosystems to the massive stock declines in the last half of the 20th century. Politics and the fisheries are inextricably entwined. In Cod, Rose recounts the many political influences on the fisheries over several centuries and describes how neglect from the late 1800s onward led to insufficient scientific knowledge and little protection for the stocks when massive Euro-Russian fleets targeted the Grand Banks after World War II, destroying the most prolific fishery the world has known. Cod is no armchair account, but a controversial one that includes original information on the North Atlantic fisheries.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : George A. Rose
Publisher : Breakwater Books
Release : 2007
Total Pages : 600 Pages
ISBN : 1550812254


Proceedings Of The United States National Museum

Proceedings Of The United States National Museum

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Genre : Science
Author : United States National Museum
Publisher :
Release : 1915
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : IND:30000091805949


Ibm Xiv Storage System Architecture And Implementation

Ibm Xiv Storage System Architecture And Implementation

Not a new version - included warning for self signed X509 certificates - see section 5.2 This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM XIV® Storage System. The XIV Storage System is a scalable enterprise storage system that is based on a grid array of hardware components. It can attach to both Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) and IP network Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) capable hosts. This system is a good fit for clients who want to be able to grow capacity without managing multiple tiers of storage. The XIV Storage System is suited for mixed or random access workloads, including online transaction processing, video streamings, images, email, and emerging workload areas, such as Web 2.0 and cloud storage. The focus of this edition is on the XIV Gen3 running Version 11.5.x of the XIV system software, which brings enhanced value for the XIV Storage System in cloud environments. It offers multitenancy support, VMware vCloud Suite integration, more discrete performance classes, and RESTful API enhancements that expand cloud automation integration. Version 11.5 introduces support for three-site mirroring to provide high availability and disaster recovery. It also enables capacity planning through the Hyper-Scale Manager, mobile push notifications for real-time alerts, and enhanced security. Version 11.5.1 supports 6TB drives and VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVOL). In the first few chapters of this book, we describe many of the unique and powerful concepts that form the basis of the XIV Storage System logical and physical architecture. We explain how the system eliminates direct dependencies between the hardware elements and the software that governs the system. In subsequent chapters, we explain the planning and preparation tasks that are required to deploy the system in your environment by using the intuitive yet powerful XIV Storage Manager GUI or the XIV command-line interface. We also describe the performance characteristics of the XIV Storage System and present options for alerting and monitoring, including enhanced secure remote support. This book is for IT professionals who want an understanding of the XIV Storage System. It is also for readers who need detailed advice on how to configure and use the system.

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Genre : Computers
Author : Bertrand Dufrasne
Publisher : IBM Redbooks
Release : 2017-11-03
Total Pages : 488 Pages
ISBN : 9780738440163