Oyster Wars and Public Trust Wh: Property, Law and Ecology in New Jersey History / Edition 1

Oyster Wars and Public Trust Wh: Property, Law and Ecology in New Jersey History / Edition 1

by Bonnie J. McCay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816518041

ISBN-13: 9780816518043

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

Australia's Northern Territory is twice the size of Texas with a population less than one-tenth that of Houston. How could so vast a place be a setting for environmental abuse? American anthropologist Richard Symanski shows how the Outback's ecology has been drastically altered as Europeans, Aborigines, wild species, and introduced species make their impact on the

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Australia's Northern Territory is twice the size of Texas with a population less than one-tenth that of Houston. How could so vast a place be a setting for environmental abuse? American anthropologist Richard Symanski shows how the Outback's ecology has been drastically altered as Europeans, Aborigines, wild species, and introduced species make their impact on the land and on each other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816518043
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Oystering in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century New Jersey7
2Oyster Wars and States' Rights21
3River Pirates of the Shrewsbury30
4Arnold v. Mundy and the Public Trust Doctrine45
5Proprietors, Oyster Wars, and the Invention of Tradition58
6Local Custom in the Delaware Shad Fisheries84
7Local Custom on the Banks of the Hudson95
8Alienation of the Public Trust105
9Riparian Rights and Oyster Wars on the Delaware Bay116
10Riparian Rights and Oyster Wars on the Mullica River131
11Commoners and Other Nuisances on the Raritan Bay147
12Comanaging and Enclosing the Commons163
13Luddites, Sunbathers, and the Public Trust178
14Conclusion189
Notes207
References Cited219
Index239

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