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267 Note: all Icelandic names are alphabetized by surname A abalone diving, 9 abáti, 40 Akranes, 21, 108, 223 Akureyri, 21, 207–8, 213 alcohol, 191–92 alternating crews, 231 Andrésdóttir, Ólína, 40 Anna, 161, 194–95 apparel, power of, 33–38 Arason, Jón, 18 Arctic, 146 Árnadóttir, Margrét, 85–86, 240 Arnarstapi, 226 Australia, 13, 78 B “bad boats, ” 169–71 bad luck stereotype, 103–5 Barbary pirates, 14 bartering, 204–5 Bear Islands, 31 beer, 192 behavior ashore, 190–93 Benónýsdóttir, Brandthrúdur, 59–60, 236 Bergsdóttir, Margrét. See gathered photo section Bergsson, Thórlaugur, 128–29 Bergsveinsson, Ólafur, 79 Bíldudalur, 64 Birna, 88, 108, 109, 113, 142, 148, 184, 195 Bjarnareyjar islands, 31, 44–45, 93 Björnsdóttir, Anna, 122, 235 Björnsdóttir, Brynhildur, 153 Björnsdóttir, Kristín, 106 Björnsson, Andrés, 45 boats, 32, 44, 79; advancing designs, 84; “bad boats, ” 169–71; cargo, 157, 230–31; dragging ashore, 54, 57; galley, 143–44, 230; toilets, 170, 171–73; launching, 57–58; motorized , 89, 90; power of ownership, 131; rowing, 32, 58, 61, 70; sail, 33, 54, 84; sidewinder trawls, 145; sleeping quarters, 128, 173; smallboat skipper’s exam (pungapróf), 155, 227; treacherous journeys, 44–45; “women’s, ” 33. See also gathered photo section Bolungarvik, 60 Bóthhildur, 57, 235 INDEX 268 Index Brandsdóttir, Kristín, 239 Breidafjördur, 29, 31, 33, 40, 43, 53, 64–65, 75, 89, 93, 106, 228 Bylgja, 96, 134–38, 154, 168, 217. See also gathered photo section C Canada, Atlantic, 13, 78 children and pregnancy, 122–28, 162–63, 217 clothing, 11, 30, 33–34, 42; trousers, 35–36; woolen gloves, 204. See also gathered photo section cod, 24, 33, 44, 75, 84, 110, 145, 177, 181, 201 coffee, 194–95 cooks, 46, 109, 115, 141–144 D Danish rule, 17–18, 26–27, 29, 32, 36–37, 38, 49–50, 84–85Danish rule deckhands, 144–148 Djúpalónssandur, 23 Djúpivogur, 109 Djúpúdga, Audur, 69, 235 Dritvík, 23, 24, 25, 45, 47, 48, 49 drugs, 193 E East Fjords, 109, 212 Eggert the Rich, 69–70 Eggertsson, Kjartan, 74–75, 86, 87, 92, 110, 122–23 Eggerz, Fridrik, 86 Egilsdóttir, Inga Fanney. See Inga Fanney Egilsdóttir, Svanhildur, 96 Egilsson, Jón, 12 eider ducks, 73, 82–83 Einarsdóttir, Björg, 35, 60–63, 97, 235 Einarsdóttir, Dýrleif, 59, 98, 124–25, 236; husband Stefán, 124 Einarsdóttir, Gudrún, 48–49, 67, 93, 237 Einarsdóttir, Júlíana, 73–75, 86, 87, 92, 110, 122–23, 124, 239 Einarsdóttir, Kristín, 25, 239 Einarsdóttir, Thurídur (Foreman Thurídur), 6, 19, 27, 79, 85, 103, 124, 241; as advocate, 38, 39, 129–130; assisting district commissioner , 36–38; brother Björn, 11; curse on, 11; description of, 13, 97; intimate relationships, 12, 99–100; urinating at sea, 172; wearing trousers, 35–38; weatherreading ability, 59; working while pregnant, 122; youth of, 10–11. See also gathered photo section Einarsson, Einar, 49 Einarsson, Páll, 24, 25 Elín, 104 engine room, 152–155 equal share law, 38–40, 121 exile, 115 Eyjafjallajökull volcano, 3, 34 Eyjólfsdóttir, Gudrún, 44, 237 F factory fishing, 148–51, 211 farmhand labor (vistarbandið), 27–28, 38, 42, 54; living conditions , 29, 30–31; migration to harbor towns, 90 first job, 116–18 first trips, 168–71 fishing, alternating crews, 231; Arctic, 146; bartering, 204–5; changing attitudes toward, 221–22; clothing for, 33–36; commercialized, 91, 206; consolidation of, 212–13; cost of, 110–11; dangers of, 146–48; factory, 148–51, 211; gendered divi- Index 269 sion of work, 84–85; hand line, 11; increasing opportunities, 84–85; inshore, 226–29; kvóti fishing rights, 110–11, 201–2, 208–15, 227; labor shortage, 79, 117–118, 142; line and jig, 226–27; longer trips, 216–17; “lucky haul, ” 39–40; as male-only occupation, 81, 85, 113– 14, 115–16; modern view of fishing life, 224–25; onshore processing, 85, 90, 121, 220; pay, 11, 30, 32, 38–39, 90–91, 120–21, 124, 142; porno movies, 179–80; “women’s, ” 92–94. See also gathered photo section; boats; outstations fishing huts (sjóbúð), 10, 24, 46. See also gathered photo section fishing jobs: cook, 46, 109, 115, 141– 144; deckhand, 144–148; engine...

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9780295806471
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9780295995502
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OCLC
949276285
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312
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2016-07-09
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English
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