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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


Isles of Amnesia: The History, Geography, and Restoration of America's Forgotten Pacific Islands

Mark J. Rauzon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846794
eISBN:
9780824868314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846794.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Isles of Amnesia chronicles the ecological and human history of these islands, enlivened with his first-hand experiences of eradication efforts to restore atoll ecosystems and maximize native ... More


Sugar’s Industrial Complex

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter chronicles the rise of the industrial plantation, which formed the core of a vast sugar-making complex that spread throughout the islands. Beginning in the 1880s, the industrial ... More


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