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The Resource Flatheads & Spooneys : Fishing for a Living in the Ohio River Valley

Flatheads & Spooneys : Fishing for a Living in the Ohio River Valley

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Flatheads & Spooneys : Fishing for a Living in the Ohio River Valley
Title
Flatheads & Spooneys
Title remainder
Fishing for a Living in the Ohio River Valley
Title variation
Flatheads and spooneys
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Language
eng
Summary
Since the early 1800s, people have made a living fishing and harvesting mussels in the lower Ohio Valley. These river folk are conscious of an occupational and social identity separate from those who earn their living from the land. Sustained by a shared love of the river, deriving joy from the beauty of their chosen environment, and feeling great pride in their ability to subsist on its wild resources and to master the skills required to make a living from it, many still identify with the nomadic houseboat-dwelling subculture that flourished on the river from the early nineteenth century to t
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EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ohio River Valley Series
Flatheads & Spooneys : Fishing for a Living in the Ohio River Valley
Label
Flatheads & Spooneys : Fishing for a Living in the Ohio River Valley
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jd4f
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 A History of Fishing and the River Folk; 2 The River's Resources; 3 Watercraft; 4 Hoop Net Fishing; 5 Fishing with Hooks and Lines; 6 Rigid Traps and Walls of Netting; 7 Musselling and Pearling; 8 Marketing, Cooking, and Eating Fish; 9 River Folklore; 10 Learning, Custom, and Identity; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Commercial Fish and Aquatic Life Species; Appendix 2: Mother-of-Pearl Mussel Species; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; W; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J
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Isbn
9780813150673
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
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