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Making Salmon: An Environmental History of the Northwest Fisheries Crisis (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)

De (autor) William Cronon
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – March 2001 – vârsta de la 22 ani
“Taylor’s purpose is to help us understand just how hard it is to grapple with ecological problems that are also intensely cultural and political and economic. . . . By showing us how complicated the human history of salmon has been in the past, Taylor assembles the essential tools we need for thinking more clearly about its future.” – from the Foreword by William Cronon“Making Salmon is a superb environmental history. It is hard to imagine how a book could be more timely or more grounded in the sources. This is essential reading for anyone who wants to know how the salmon crisis began and as a caution to those who think there are easy ways to get out of it.” – Richard White, Stanford University“Exhaustively researched and written in clear and graceful prose, Making Salmon forcefully presents the thesis that the Northwest salmon crisis has a long and incredibly complex history. It will prove to be the definitive study of its subject until well into the 21st century.” – William G. Robbins, Oregon State UniversityWinner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780295981147
ISBN-10: 0295981148
Pagini: 488
Ilustrații: 25 photos, 8 drawings, 20 maps
Dimensiuni: 151 x 232 x 26 mm
Greutate: 0.63 kg
Ediția: Revised
Editura: University of Washington Press
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Notă biografică

Joseph E. Taylor III is assistant professor of history at Iowa State University. An environmental historian specializing in fisheries, he has also worked in the commercial fisheries of the northeast Pacific and Bering Sea.Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History