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Fishermen cavalry
Chaineux, M.-C.P.; Charlier, R.H. (2016). Fishermen cavalry. J. Coast. Res. 32(2): 434-442.
In: Journal of Coastal Research. Coastal Education and Research Foundation: Fort Lauderdale. ISSN 0749-0208; e-ISSN 1551-5036, more
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Author keywords
    Belgian coast; shrimp; horses; tourism

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  • Chaineux, M.-C.P.
  • Charlier, R.H., more

    The short Belgian coast has been subject to numerous transformations in its physical and human geography aspects. Major changes have affected its economic geography. From an area essentially devoted to fishing, and, more inland, agriculture, it is nowadays more centred on tourism. With that new vocation some former occupations have vanished, yet some have survived as part of the folkloric patrimony. A specific and colourful example is shrimp fishing on horseback.

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