Book Cover
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, c2008


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 267 p.)
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 (p. 237-258) and index
Notes English
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed
Subject Pacific salmon fisheries -- Alaska, Southeast -- History
Fishery management -- Alaska, Southeast -- History
Tlingit Indians -- Fishing -- Alaska, Southeast -- History
Haida Indians -- Fishing -- Alaska, Southeast -- History
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Alaska, Southeast -- History
NATURE -- Wildlife.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Fishery management
Pacific salmon fisheries
Tlingit Indians -- Fishing
Traditional ecological knowledge
Southeast Alaska
Pazifischer Ozean -- Nordost
Tlingit (Volk)
Haida (Volk)
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021694619
ISBN 9780295989754