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People of the sturgeon : Wisconsin's love affair with an ancient fish

Author: Kathleen Schmitt Kline; Ronald M Bruch; Frederick P Binkowski
Publisher: [Madison, Wis.] : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through a fascinating collection of images, stories, and interviews, People of the Sturgeon chronicles the history of this remarkable fish (which can live for a century and grow to 300 pounds) and the cultural traditions it has spawned. The authors introduce a colorful cast of characters, from conservationists to spear makers to decoy carvers - many with a good story to tell."--Inside jacket
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kline, Kathleen Schmitt.
People of the sturgeon.
[Madison, Wis.] : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009004104
(OCoLC)310171755
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Schmitt Kline; Ronald M Bruch; Frederick P Binkowski
ISBN: 9780870205460 0870205463
OCLC Number: 812195403
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 292 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Ancient survivors --
Fish laws --
Beneath the ice --
The art of sturgeon spearing --
Sturgeon for tomorrow --
People of Nama'o --
The secrets of sturgeon --
Into the Great Lakes.
Responsibility: Kathleen Schmitt Kline, Ronald M. Bruch, Frederick P. Binkowski ; with photographs by Bob Rashid.

Abstract:

"Through a fascinating collection of images, stories, and interviews, People of the Sturgeon chronicles the history of this remarkable fish (which can live for a century and grow to 300 pounds) and the cultural traditions it has spawned. The authors introduce a colorful cast of characters, from conservationists to spear makers to decoy carvers - many with a good story to tell."--Inside jacket

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