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The Lobster Gangs of Maine

James M. Acheson - Technology & Engineering - 2012 - 205 pages
An anthropologist describes the working world of Maine lobstermen, focusing on the intricate personal network that sustains them.
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The Question of the Commons: The Culture and Ecology of Communal Resources

Bonnie J. McCay, James M. Acheson - Social Science - 1990 - 439 pages
This collection of eighteen original essays evaluates the use and misuse of common-property resources, taking as its starting point ecologist Garret Hardin's assertion in "The ...
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Capturing the Commons: Devising Institutions to Manage the Maine Lobster ...

James M. Acheson - Nature - 2014 - 284 pages
One of the most pressing concerns of environmentalists and policy makers is the overexploitation of natural resources. Efforts to regulate such resources are too often ...
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The Maine Lobster Industry: A History of Culture, Conservation & Commerce

Cathy Billings - History - 2014 - 128 pages
Since the first recorded lobster catch in 1605, the Maine lobster fishery has grown into a multibillion-dollar force. Cathy Billings of the University of Maine Lobster ...
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The Great Lobster War

Ronald P. Formisano - History - 1997 - 150 pages
A dramatic account of the clash of Maine lobstermen, dealers, and the federal government in the 1950sIn 1955, the independent small owners who made up Maine's lobster fishery ...
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How to Catch a Lobster in Down East Maine

Christina Lemieux Oragano - History - 2012 - 159 pages
The book will tell the history and story of Down East Maine lobster fishing. Author Christina Lemieux's family has been lobster fishermen for four generations, and the book ...
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The Lobstering Life

David Middleton, Brenda Berry - Photography - 2011 - 128 pages
A whole world comes to life in vibrant color and sharp detail. On May 18, 1605, George Waymouth, captain of the English ship Archangel, anchored in the lee of Monhegan Island ...
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