• Aix-en-Provence

    Conference, symposium - History

    Harvesting the sea : Mediterranean fishing economies societies and practices (XVth-XXIst century)

    Occupying today less than 250.000 workers for the whole Mediterranean basin, fishing activities have left their mark on the history of coastal societies since Antiquity. On the Northwestern banks, these activities have undergone significant changes since the end of the Middle Ages. From the XVth century, a series of technological innovations accelerate the integration of fishing communities to the economies of their times. The multiplication of new actors involved in providing fishing gear, resource transformation, its distribution as well as the implementation of council politics intended to ensure urban markets supply, generates a dilatation of the fishing economies’ sphere. 

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