On interpreting the herring's grand migration as a gift from God, the ensuing arguments between nations and the eventual progress of science.
An early method of preservation, continued in Native American cultures of the North West and South Korea
On the nets used by drifters in a largely abandoned, but sustainable method of catching herring now developed unsustainably elsewhere
The first documentary, famously directed by Grierson; funded by herring historian & Financial Secretary to the Treasury, AM Samuel
Dumas and his Grand Dictionary of Cuisine, a flawed translation corrected and all its herring jokes and recipes restored
The rise and fall of the 'Groote Visserye', its role in the Dutch War of Independence and in various wars with England and Scotland