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

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ISBN-10: 0520267265

ISBN-13: 9780520267268

Edition: 2011

Authors: Todd J. Braje, Torben C. Rick

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For more than ten thousand 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 on the interactions between people and these marine mammals has made great advances recently and provides a unique lens for understanding the human and ecological past. Archaeological research is also emerging as a crucial source of information on contemporary environmental issues as we improve our understanding of the ancient abundance, ecology, and natural history of these species. This groundbreaking interdisciplinary volume brings together archaeologists, biologists, and other…    
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List price: $71.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 3/23/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

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The Historical Ecology of Walrus Exploitation in the North Pacific
Neoglacial Sea Ice and Life History Flexibility in Ringed and Fur Seals
A 4500-Year Time-Series of Otariid Abundance on Sanak Island, Western Gulf of Alaska
An Analysis of Seal, Sea Lion, and Sea Otter Consumption Patterns on Sanak Island, Alaska: An 1800-Year Record on Aleut Consumer Behavior
Toward a Historical Ecology of Pinniped and Sea Otter Hunting Traditions on the Coast of Southern British Columbia
Native American Use of Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters in Estuaries of Northern Oregon and Southern Washington
Why were Northern fur Seals Spared in Northern California? A Cultural and Archaeological Explanation
Holocene Monterey Bay fur Seals: Distribution, Dates, and Ecological Implications
Toward a Prehistory of the Southern Sea Otter (Enhydra Lutris Nereis)
Resilience and Reorganization: Archaeology and Historical Ecology of California Channel Island Marine Mammals
Perspectives from the Past: Archaeology, Historical Ecology, and Northeastern Pacific Pinnipeds and Sea Otters