Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition

By: ENNIS, John Lou

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ENNIS, John Lou. Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland . Portugal Cove, NF: ESP Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-174,(6), + 16-page central section of illustrations (including 15 b&wphotos. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. "In Adapting t o a Changing Situation, John Ennis presents the history of Placentia Bay and [the author's] own family's growth and development in the Bay. The story contains a wealth of information on the fishery, fishing methods, gear and technology and the prosperous businesses which flourished in the By. As well, there are stories and experiences from his childhood and many years at sea - iceboating, the tidal wave of 1929, shipwrecks and narrow escapes. Throughout, look for Mr. Ennis commentary on Newfoundland issues. he has especially strong opinions on resettlement, the management of the fishery, the moratorium and even Confederation which he feels, while bringing many benefits to newfoundland, has imited what we could have been as an independent country. - from the rear cover. Chapters: 1. Discovery of Newfoundland; 2. Indigenous Peoples; 3. French Settlement 4. Treaties and Uneasy Peace 5. English Settlement; 6. Difficult Settlement; 7. Religion and Schools; 8. Merasheen Growing and Developing; 9. Variable Cod Stocks; 10. Old Time Fishing Gear & New Technology; 11. The Fishery, Boats and Species; 12. Childhood;13. Prosperous Placentia Bay Businesses; 14. Stories; 15. Experiences; 16. The Depression and Commission?of Government; 17. WWII & U.S. Base Argentia; 18.Confederation Reflections; 19. Resettlement; 20. Moratorium. With Afterwor d, Glossary and Bibliography. Very good. 22.00

Title: Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition

Author Name: ENNIS, John Lou

Categories: 888,

Publisher: ESP Press, Portugal Cove, NF, 1999, ISBN:0968500404:

Seller ID: 109389

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND CANADA PLACENTIA BAY NAUTICAL FISHERIES CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY,