Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Captain Cook, agrégation 2020 option civilisation post 56: fish traps

When on his third voyage, Cook is in what is today Tasmania, he expressesin his journals surprise that the locals "do not know the use of fishhooks". This article show some of what we now know (but Cook did not) of Aboriginal fishing technology [I do not have any specific knowledge about the situation in Tasmania at Cook's time].


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