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An Overview of Northwest Coast Cultures

Leland Donald

in Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520206168
eISBN:
9780520918115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of the cultures of the North Pacific Coast of North America and discusses its relevance to the practice of slavery, listing the most distinctive characteristics of ... More


A Grave for the White Race: The Pacific Lowlands

Nancy P. Appelbaum

in Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The fourth chapter follows Agustín Codazzi and the Chorographic Commission on an arduous trip down to the province of Chocó and surrounding areas of the Pacific coastal lowlands in 1853, where ... More


The Civil War on the Pacific Coast

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

in A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Most of the important naval events during the Civil War, like Hampton Roads and the Battle of Mobile Bay, were not Pacific events. The majority of the Union's naval efforts during the Civil War were ... More


A History of Paleoecological Research on Sea Otters and Pinnipeds of the Eastern Pacific Rim

R. Lee Lyman

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/9780520267268.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

It is not easy to find an article on the zooarchaeology of marine mammals, or on some prehistoric aspect of marine mammals based on zooarchaeological remains in a natural history journal such as ... More


Confronting New Environments at the Century’s Turn

David Igler

in Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing Lux' early death and how he had very little time to enjoy the victory after the supreme court delivered its verdict on the Lux v. Haggin trial. It then notes that ... More


People, Pinnipeds, and Sea Otters of the Northeast Pacific

Torben C. Rick, Todd J. Braje, and Robert L. DeLong

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/9780520267268.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Often highly intelligent with sophisticated communication systems, marine mammals are a fundamental component of marine ecosystems around the world. Archaeological data demonstrate that human impacts ... More


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


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

Todd Braje (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

For more than 10,000 years, Native Americans from Alaska to southern California relied on aquatic animals such as seals, sea lions, and sea otters for food and raw materials. Archaeological research ... More


Neoglacial Sea Ice and Life History Flexibility in Ringed and Fur Seals

Susan J. Crockford and Gay S. Frederick

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/9780520267268.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Ringed seals and fur seals inhabit the Bering Sea portion of the North Pacific Coast. This chapter provides evidence that Neoglacial sea ice expansion pushed Bering Sea populations of pack ... More


Perspectives from the Past: Archaeology, Historical Ecology, and Northeastern Pacific Pinnipeds and Sea Otters

Todd J. Braje and Torben C. Rick

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/9780520267268.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Overfishing, pollution, climate change, mismanagement, and other factors have resulted in severely depleted marine ecosystems and anthropogenic seascapes. Steps have been taken to reverse trends, ... More


Dispersal, Resettlement, Return

Connie Y. Chiang

in Nature Behind Barbed Wire: An Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190842062
eISBN:
9780190909635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842062.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

It would be easy to conclude with the end of the war, the closing of the camps, and the departure of the last detainees. However, the environmental history of the incarceration extended into the ... More


Winter and Wood on the Pacific Coast

Daniel B. Botkin

in Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168297
eISBN:
9780199790050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter recounts the expedition's experiences in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Topics covered include the Indians of the Pacific Northwest's sophisticated use of forest products, Lewis ... More


Removal and Displacement

Connie Y. Chiang

in Nature Behind Barbed Wire: An Environmental History of the Japanese American Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190842062
eISBN:
9780190909635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842062.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Japanese Americans’ involvement in natural resource industries (farming and fisheries) shaped the campaign for their removal from the Pacific Coast in the wake of Japan’s ... More


. Transforming Racism: Asian Pacific American Women in African American Sororities

Edith Wen-Chu Chen

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines nonblack members of black Greek-letter organizations by focusing on the experiences of five Asian American women in African American sororities. It first provides an overview of ... More


Hunter-Gatherers, Endemic Island Mammals, and the Historical Ecology of California's Channel Islands

Torben C. Rick

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Separated from the mainland throughout the Quaternary, California's Channel Islands contain a depauperate terrestrial fauna, including a limited number of terrestrial mammals. With a few exceptions, ... More


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