Making Salmon: An Environmental History of the Northwest Fisheries Crisis

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University of Washington Press, Nov 23, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 488 pages
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Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History

 

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Making salmon: an environmental history of the Northwest fisheries crisis

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An outgrowth of Taylor's doctoral dissertation, this book addresses many aspects of the salmon crisis: aboriginal fishing, European settlement (including mining and agriculture), hatcheries ... Read full review

Contents

A Durable Crisis
3
1 Dependence Respect and Moderation
13
2 Historicizing Overfishing
39
3 Inventing a Panacea
68
4 Making Salmon
99
5 Taking Salmon
133
6 Urban Salmon
166
7 Remaking Salmon
203
8 Taking Responsibility
237
Citation Abbreviations
259
Notes
263
Bibliographic Essay
379
Index
411
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Joseph E. Taylor III is assistant professor of history at Iowa State University. An environmental historian specializing in fisheries, he has also worked in the commercial fisheries of the northeast Pacific and Bering Sea.Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History

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