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Author Arnold, David F.

Title The fishermen's frontier : people and salmon in Southeast Alaska / David F. Arnold ; foreword by William Cronon
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 267 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Weyerhaeuser environmental books
Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Contents First fishermen : the aboriginal salmon fishery -- The industrial transformation of the Indian salmon fishery, 1780s-1910s -- Federal conservation, fish traps, and the struggle to control the fishery, 1889-1959 -- Work, nature, race, and culture on the fishermen's frontier, 1900s-1950s -- The closing of the fishermen's frontier, 1950s-2000s -- Epilogue: Endangered species?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-258) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fishery management -- Alaska, Southeast -- History.
Haida Indians -- Fishing -- Alaska, Southeast -- History.
Pacific salmon fisheries -- Alaska, Southeast -- History.
Tlingit Indians -- Fishing -- Alaska, Southeast -- History.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Alaska, Southeast -- History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007048977
ISBN 0295989750 (electronic bk.)
9780295989754 (electronic bk.)