Lissa K. Wadewitz
Publisher: University of Washington Press; First Edition. First Printing. edition (July 9, 2012)
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for hundreds of years, borders were crucial to salmon administration customs at the Salish Sea, yet how these borders have been drawn has had very various results at the Northwest salmon fishery. local peoples who fished the Salish Sea--which comprises Puget Sound in Washington nation, the Strait of Georgia in British Columbia, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca--drew social and cultural borders round salmon fishing destinations and located how you can administer the source in a sustainable method. Nineteenth-century Euro-Americans, who drew the Anglo-American border alongside the forty-ninth parallel, took a truly assorted strategy and neglected the salmon's styles and existence cycle. because the canned salmon grew and extra humans moved into the area, classification and ethnic family replaced. quickly unlawful fishing, damaged contracts, and fish piracy have been endemic--conditions that contributed to rampant overfishing, social tensions, and overseas distrust. the character of Borders is set the ecological results of enforcing cultural and political borders in this serious West Coast salmon fishery.This transnational historical past offers an figuring out of the trendy Pacific salmon predicament and is especially instructive as salmon conservation practices more and more approximate these of the pre-contact local previous. the character of Borders reorients borderlands experiences towards the Canada-U.S. border and likewise offers a brand new view of the way borders stimulated fishing practices and comparable administration efforts through the years.