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Cod and herring: The archaeology and history of medieval sea fishing

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Cod and herring : The archaeology and history of medieval sea fishing. / Barrett, James H. (Editor); Orton, David Clive (Editor).

Oxford : Oxbow, 2016. 192 p.

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Barrett, JH & Orton, DC (eds) 2016, Cod and herring: The archaeology and history of medieval sea fishing. Oxbow, Oxford.

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Barrett, J. H., & Orton, D. C. (Eds.) (2016). Cod and herring: The archaeology and history of medieval sea fishing. Oxbow.

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Barrett JH, (ed.), Orton DC, (ed.). Cod and herring: The archaeology and history of medieval sea fishing. Oxford: Oxbow, 2016. 192 p.

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Barrett, James H. (Editor) ; Orton, David Clive (Editor). / Cod and herring : The archaeology and history of medieval sea fishing. Oxford : Oxbow, 2016. 192 p.

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