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Rivers, fish, and the people : tradition, science, and historical ecology of fisheries in the American West

Author: Pei-Lin Yu
Publisher: Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's western rivers are under assault from development, pollution, invasive species, and climate change. Returning these ecosystems to the time of European contact is often the stated goal for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pei-Lin Yu
ISBN: 9781607813996 1607813998
OCLC Number: 900243285
Description: ix, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Structure of a resource : biology and ecology of Pacific salmon in the Columbia River Basin / Stephen J. Grabowski --
Assessing the potential impacts of natural events on the Holocene productivity of anadromous fish populations in Western Idaho / Mark G. Plew and Stacey Guinn --
Scale and organization in traditional salmon fishing : insights from ancient technology of the Upper Columbia River / Pei-Lin Yu and Jackie M. Cook --
Recognizing the archaeological signatures of resident fisheries : considerations from the Pend Oreille Basin / Kevin J. Lyons --
Intensification of secondary resources along the Lower Spokane River and the role of Margaritifera falcata, the western pearlshell / Jason M. Jones --
Fire, floodplains, and fish : the historic ecology of the Lower Cosumnes River Watershed / Michelle L. Stevens and Emilie M. Zelazo --
At the intersection of ecology, history, and evolution : archaeological and ethnographic perspectives on fishing in North America's interior Northwest / Anna Marie Prentiss.
Responsibility: edited by Pei-Lin Yu.
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"Rivers, Fish, and the People provides a useful collection of case studies illustrating the various adaptive relationships that Indigenous peoples in the North American West crafted with rivers and Read more...

 
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