"Fish on Friday is an enormously erudite, enjoyable and well-written pioneering journey into a world that all too few histories touch upon... Brian Fagan is justly renowned for is immensely readable books on the human past. Fish on Friday is by far his best." Times Higher Education Supplement "Fagan gives us a real flavour of life at the time (literally - there are recipes here). Over generations, he argues persuasively, fishermen pushed ever further westward across the Atlantic, the unassuming "advance guard" of European exploration in North America." The Scotsman"
About the Author
Brian Fagan is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. A former Guggenheim Fellow, he has written many internationally acclaimed popular books about archaeology, including The Little Ice Age, Floods, Famines, and Emperors, and The Long Summer. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.