Making Salmon: An Environmental History of the Northwest Fisheries Crisis

Paperback | March 1, 2001

byJoseph E. TaylorForeword byWilliam Cronon

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Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History

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Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 9 × 6.05 × 1.02 inPublished:March 1, 2001Publisher:University Of Washington PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0295981148

ISBN - 13:9780295981147

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Lists of MapsForeword: Speaking for SalmonAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: A Durable CrisisDependence, Respect, and ModerationHistoricizing OverfishingInventing a Panacea Making SalmonTaking SalmonUrban SalmonRemaking SalmonTaking ResponsibilityCitation AbbreviationsNotesBibliographic EssayIndex

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Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History



Exhaustively researched and written in clear and graceful prose, Making Salmon... will prove to be the definitive study of its subject until well into the twenty-first century.

- William G. Robbins, Oregon State University