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CONTENTS Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi A Note on Icelandic Language, Names, and Landscape . . . . . . . . xv Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xviii Introduction: Fishing Expeditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1 Survival on the Edge: A Hidden History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 2 In Our Blood: A Lineage of Sea Knowledge . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 3 The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Seawomen and the Rise of Hags, Trolls, and Whores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 4 Endurance: Why Do These Women Still Go to Sea? . . . . . . . 113 5 The Sea’s Siren Call: And the Jobs Seawomen Take in Reply . . 139 6 A Balance of Being: Ship Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 7 Paying to See the Stars: A New Kind of Survival . . . . . . . . . 203 Appendix A: Historical Seawomen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 Appendix B: Age of Women Registered as Seafarers, 2007–11 . . . 242 Appendix C: Number of Female Fishermen, 1998–2011 . . . . . . . 243 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267 Illustrations follow page 112 This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9780295806471
Related ISBN
9780295995502
MARC Record
OCLC
949276285
Pages
312
Launched on MUSE
2016-07-09
Language
English
Open Access
No
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