The Fisherman's Problem: Ecology and Law in the California Fisheries, 1850-1980 / Edition 1

The Fisherman's Problem: Ecology and Law in the California Fisheries, 1850-1980 / Edition 1

by Arthur F. McEvoy
     
 

The book represents a significant new departure in the study of ecology and change in human society.See more details below

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The book represents a significant new departure in the study of ecology and change in human society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521385862
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Studies in Environment and History Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The problem of environment; Part I. The Miner's Canary: 2. Aboriginal fishery management; 3. The Indian fisheries commercialized; Part II. Sun, Wind, and Sail, 1850–1910: 4. Immigrant fisheries; 5. State power and the right to fish; Part III. The Industrial Frontier, 1910–1950: 6. Mechanized fishing; 7. The bureaucrat's problem; Part IV. Enclosure of the Ocean, 1950–1980: 8. Gridlock; 9. Something of a vacuum; 10. Leaving fish in the ocean; 11. An ecological community; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.

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