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The Ultimatum Game, Fairness, and Cooperation among Big Game Hunters

Michael S. Alvard

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The Ultimatum Game was played with a group of traditional big game hunters: the Lamalera whalers of Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, whose community is described in the first section of the chapter. The ... More


Humpback Whales

Quentin R. Walsh

in The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The humpback does not resemble any other species of whale. In build as well as in color, it differs to the extent that a person will hardly make a mistake in identifying it, even if it is only ... More


Americans in Cumberland Sound

Karen Routledge

in Do You See Ice?: Inuit and Americans at Home and Away

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580135
eISBN:
9780226580272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580272.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter considers the experiences of American whalers in the Inuit homeland of Cumberland Sound. Voyages from 1850-1880 are discussed, but the focus is on the booming years of the commercial ... More


“An Anomaly in the Indian Service”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With their access and rights protected in the Treaty of Neah Bay, Makah whalers and sealers continued to bring wealth to their people during the second half of the nineteenth century. This chapter ... More


Conclusion: “Events Happen when you get a Whale”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Returning to the current controversy over Makah whaling, this concluding chapter revisits the themes of indigenous borderlands and ways that the People of the Cape have combined customary marine ... More


Introduction: Just Where Does One Get A License to Kill Indians?

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the Makahs’ (also referred to as “the People of the Cape”) deep connection to the ocean as well as the controversy generated by their traditional ... More


Expansion of the Trade in Northern Alaska and Western Arctic Canada

John R. Bockstoce

in White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221794
eISBN:
9780300235166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221794.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the development and advance of the arctic fur trade to the year 1914: the decline of the shore whaling industry and the rise of the market for white fox furs; the beginning of ... More


“A Wild Sort of Note”: Hawaiian Music at Sea

James Revell Carr

in Hawaiian Music in Motion: Mariners, Missionaries, and Minstrels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038600
eISBN:
9780252096525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038600.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter addresses Hawaiians' roles in the multicultural environment aboard European and American sailing ships during the nineteenth century, focusing particularly on the expressive culture of ... More


Twilight of Pax Hispanica 1800–1898

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details the last century of Spanish rule in the Marianas. It highlights a succession of governors and international events which further weakened Spain’s grasp on Guam and its other ... More


The Portuguese Diaspora in the United States

Malyn Newitt

in Emigration and the Sea: An Alternative History of Portugal and the Portuguese

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263935
eISBN:
9780190492168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263935.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Portuguese emigration to the United States began with whalers from the Azores and Cape Verde islands. Most settled in New England where significant communities grew up in Massachusetts and Rhode ... More


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