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Sea otters and the China trade

Robert Kingery Buell

Sea otters and the China trade

by Robert Kingery Buell

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Published by D. McKay Co. in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Coast of North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Fur-trade -- Northwest Coast of North America.,
    • Sea otter skin industry -- Northwest Coast of North America.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 203-207.

      Statementby Robert Kingery Buell and Charlotte Northcote Skladal.
      ContributionsSkladal, Charlotte Northcote, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF851 .B92
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 212 p.
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5606843M
      LC Control Number68014118

        Skins_of_sea_otters_jpg: Archival Photographer Stefan Claessonderivative work: Kürschner [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons By Sasha Isachenko - Own work, CC BY-SA , https://commons. Test your Zoobooks smarts by answering 20 questions about Sea Otters! Click the start button below. Sea Otters Start. Congratulations - you have Subscribe to a Ranger Rick Zoobooks Publication Today! Subscribe Today. More 20 Questions. 20 Questions Lions.

      Sea otters once ruled the Pacific Ocean, but the fur trade of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries brought this predator to near extinction. Today they’re slowly coming back from the brink, and scientists are learning more about their pivotal role as one of nature’s keystone species. By the time the Fur Seal Treaty gave them protection, so few sea otters remained that the fur trade had become unprofitable. Sea otters eat shellfish and other invertebrates (especially clams, abalone, and sea urchins). Otter populations are affected by the density of prey they : Mammalia.

      In Sea Otters: A History, author Richard Ravalli synthesizes anew the sea otter’s complex history of interaction with humans by drawing on new histories of the species that consider international and global factors beyond the fur trade, including sea mammal conservation, Cold War nuclear testing, and environmental tourism. Examining sea. Sea otters are part of the weasel family. They have webbed feet, water-repellent fur to keep them dry and warm, and nostrils and ears that close in the water. Sea otters often float at the water's surface in forests of kelp, or giant seaweed, and entangle themselves to keep from moving in the rolling sea. While floating on their backs, sea otters not only nap, but also use rocks to help them.


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New York: D. McKay, Gibson, James R. Otter Skins, Boston Ships, and China Goods: The Maritime Fur Trade of the Northwest Coast, – Sea Otters: A History by Richard Ravalli. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press $ (U.S.) / Reviewed by Robin Inglis * This slim volume — about pages of narrative excluding an appendix of data tables involving the California fur trade, endnotes and a full bibliography — provides readers with a fascinating overview of the life, times and history of the.

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While ships of fur traders from England, France and Portugal appeared in the San Francisco Bay or along the California Coast in the 18 th century, it was the Russians at the turn of the 19 th century who really vacuumed up the furs.

The Russians began collecting otter pelts in Alaska as early as the s and by a monopoly on the fur trade was granted to the Russian-American Co. Sea otters were hunted for their fur to the point of near extinction.

Early in the 20th century only 1, to 2, animals remained. Today, sea otters are protected by law. THE SEA-OTTER TRADE AND THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE. The sea-otter trade to China brought a great wave of merchant ventures to Nootka Sound in a brief twenty-year period.

Several wrote of the gains to be had from the sea-otter hunt. The northern sea-otter furs were the most highly esteemed of furs, alongside sable, by the Qing by: 1. In Sea Otters: A History Richard Ravalli synthesizes anew the sea otter’s complex history of interaction with humans by drawing on new histories of the species that consider international and global factors beyond the fur trade, including sea mammal conservation, Cold War nuclear testing, and environmental tourism.

Examining sea otters in a Cited by: 2. This trade linked Imperial China, Japan, and indigenous Ainu peoples of the Kurile Islands as early as the fifteenth Otters: A HistoryRichard Ravalli synthesizes anew the sea otter's complex history of interaction with humans by drawing on new histories of the species that consider international and global factors beyond the fur.

In Sea Otters: A History Richard Ravalli synthesizes anew the sea otter’s complex history of interaction with humans by drawing on new histories of the species that consider international and global factors beyond the fur trade, including sea mammal conservation, Cold War nuclear testing, and environmental tourism.

Examining sea otters in a Brand: UNP - Nebraska. British and American entrepreneurs entered the sea otter trade on the Northwest Coast in the mids. The official account of Captain James Cook’s expedition to the Northwest Coast, published inhad sparked interest in the trade since it noted the high returns that could be garnered for sea otter skins in China.

From to it is estimated that roughlysea otters were killed as part of the fur trade (Reeves et al., ) and indigenous peoples of North America were at times violently pressed into service hunting and skinning otters by Russian fur traders.

As a result of early conservation efforts populations stabilized enough to allow the. Sea otter furs were the only thing Americans had in any quantity that the Chinese wanted.

xii They traded for porcelain, silks, tea, and profited in each of the three transactions: trading furs for guns and other goods with the Natives; trading Chinese luxury goods for sea otter furs; and then their biggest mark up was selling Chinese goods on.

In the process, the hunters decimated a relative of the manatee called the Stellar’s sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas). These slow-swimming kelp-eaters provided the on-the-go meals the hunters needed.

But unlike sea otters, the sea cows didn’t survive. Adele Ogden’s The California Sea Otter Trade, – has provided the first and last word on its subject for generations.

Ogden’s research was extensive, but Richard Ravalli’s Sea Otters is a welcome addition that integrates new historiography and methods from environmental history, while casting the otter fur trade as a trans-Pacific : John Ryan Fischer.Find quick information and fun facts with these 1-page easy resources about animals from A to Z.

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Otters. More About.Among other things, sea otters use rocks to break the shells of the crustaceans and other critters they prey on. Beyond appearances, however, research has shown that sea otters are a keystone species.