LABRST 1A03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Outport, Grand Banks Of Newfoundland

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Harold innis=class definition (canadian, studied the fur trade) Business of extracting or acquiring resource commodities in order to sell them to an external market. Resource industry, getting the resources and shipping them out (extraction) Access to the external market (whats big is getting the industry to sell what you want) The stuff being mined, is not being used there, its being used elsewhere (so its sent somewhere else) Mining, cotton, etc are staples (not used in n. a, they"re being sent somewhere else) Happens in the grand banks (large populations of fish) People who were largely covered health wise cause it was dangerous), very dangerous, hard work. Do this by pulling out lines, hard labour (wet, cold) Still big in the 18th-early 19th century ships. Called migratory because its done entirely on the boats. Starts with place holding (live where they work, by treating to get the biggest and best spots so they"ll make more money in the industry)

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