Fisheries’ collapse and the making of a global event, 1950s–1970s

  title={Fisheries’ collapse and the making of a global event, 1950s–1970s},
  author={Gregory Ferguson-Cradler},
  journal={Journal of Global History},
  pages={399 - 424}
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