The Resource Cape Cod Bay : a history of salt & sea, Theresa Mitchell Barbo ; foreword by Richard G. Gurnon, (ebook)

Cape Cod Bay : a history of salt & sea, Theresa Mitchell Barbo ; foreword by Richard G. Gurnon, (ebook)

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Cape Cod Bay : a history of salt & sea
Title
Cape Cod Bay
Title remainder
a history of salt & sea
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Theresa Mitchell Barbo ; foreword by Richard G. Gurnon
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eng
Summary
European explorers were captivated by the seemingly endless bounty of natural resources on Cape Cod Bay. One Englishman declared that the codfish were so thick one could walk on their backs. Early settlers quickly learned how to harness the bay's resources and excelled at shore whaling, shipping and salt making. But as these new industries flourished, the native Wampanoag, who helped the fledgling colony to take root, nearly vanished. Author Theresa Mitchell Barbo's skillful narrative weaves together the natural and cultural histories of the bay, highlighting some of the region's diverse milestones- from the drafting of the Mayflower Compact in 1620 to the establishment of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant 350 years later. Cape Cod Bay: A History of Salt & Sea inspires new appreciation for this storied and stunning seascape, and underscores the importance of new efforts to preserve the bay's unique ecosystem
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Barbo, Theresa M
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551.46/1345
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non fiction
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  • Natural history
  • Human ecology
  • Cape Cod Bay (Mass.)
  • Cape Cod Bay (Mass.)
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adult
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Cape Cod Bay : a history of salt & sea, Theresa Mitchell Barbo ; foreword by Richard G. Gurnon, (ebook)
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9781625844620
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Label
Cape Cod Bay : a history of salt & sea, Theresa Mitchell Barbo ; foreword by Richard G. Gurnon, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625844620
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509708
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509708
System control number
MWT11509708
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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