King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon

King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon

by David Montgomery

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813342993
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 12/27/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 258,206
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author


David R. Montgomery is Professor of Geomorphology at the University of Washington. His research focuses on landscape evolution, including the impact of erosion and sedimentation on biological systems. A member of advisory committees to governmental bodies and private organizations dedicated to protecting rivers and wildlife, Montgomery lives in Seattle with his wife Anne, and his field assistant Xena, a black lab-chow mix.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsxi
Chapter 1History, the Fifth H1
Chapter 2Salmon Country7
Chapter 3Mountains of Salmon21
Chapter 4Salmon People39
Chapter 5Old World Salmon59
Chapter 6New World Salmon87
Chapter 7Western Salmon Rush123
Chapter 8Better Than Natural149
Chapter 9Power for the People177
Chapter 10Rivers of Change203
Chapter 11The Sixth H227
Sources251
Figure Sources269
Index273

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