Coastal Heritage and Cultural Resilience

This book explores the knowledge, work and life of Pacific coastal populations from the Pacific Northwest to Panama. Center stage in this volume is the knowledge people acquire on coastal and marine ecosystems. Material and aesthetic benefits from interacting with the environment contribute to the o...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Price, Lisa L. (Editor), Narchi, Nemer E. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Ecology of Desire: Coastal Poetics, Passion, and Environmental Consciousness
  • 2. Invisible Landscapes: Perception, Heritage, and Coastal Change in Southern California
  • 3. From the Discovery of the Mar del Sur to the Creation of Unlikely Connections Between Panama and the United States
  • 4. Lessons of Governance from Traditional Fisheries: the Huaves of San Francisco del Mar Pueblo Viejo, Oaxaca
  • 5. A History of Nacre and Pearls in the Gulf of California
  • 6. Oysters from Tide to Table in the Pacific Northwest
  • 7. The Seri Traditional Food System: Cultural Heritage, Dietary Change, and the (Re)Awakening of Dietary Resilience Among Coastal Hunter-Gatherers in the Mexican Northwest
  • 8. Transforming Fisheries in la Costa Chica of Oaxaca: Fishers, Socio-Spatial Organization, and Natural Resources
  • 9. Resilient Fishing Families and Communities: Adapting to Change
  • 10. Resilient Fishing Families and Communities: Adapting to Change Hidden Faces of the Industries That Make up the Working Waterfront
  • 11. Enhancing a Culture of Preparedness for the Next Cascadia Subduction Zone Tsunami
  • The Arts as Coastal Cultural Resilience
  • Index