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The Historical Ecology of Walrus Exploitation in the North Pacific

Erica Hill

in Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters: Integrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the historical ecology of the Pacific walrus considering the association between human settlements and walrus migration routes along the North Pacific Coast on both sides of the ... More


To the Distant East

Benjamin B. Olshin

in The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226149820
eISBN:
9780226149967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226149967.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This chapter introduces the “Map with Ship”, the only part of this collection not privately held—it currently resides in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. The map is a ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

Benjamin B. Olshin

in The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226149820
eISBN:
9780226149967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226149967.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

The final chapter addresses the key questions raised by these cartographic materials. Do these maps and texts connect back to the famed tradition of Marco Polo and his narrative? Are they later ... More


Mammals

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

in Phylogeography of California

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The mammal fauna of California was significantly shaped by Beringian migrations that occurred episodically from the Eocene through the late Pleistocene. Wide-dispersing mammals show evidence of ... More


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