This book is a fascinating exploration of the historical, cultural, economic, and ecological impact of the codfish. It traces the role of this fish in shaping economies, sparking wars, and influencing culinary trends across centuries and continents. The book also delves into the devastating effects of overfishing and the current struggle to sustain cod populations. The narrative combines history, science, and gastronomy to present a comprehensive biography of this significant fish species.
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- 50 Memorable Books from 50 Years of Books to Remember (The New York Public Library)
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