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No. 84 Anthropological Studies of Whaling

August 30, 2013 Publication

Nobuhiro Kishigami, Hisashi Hamaguchi and James M. Savelle

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Preface
Anthropological Research on Whaling: Prehistoric, Historic and Current Contexts
James M. Savelle and Nobuhiro Kishigami 

Part I WHALING IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

A Hawaiian Perspective on Whaling in the North Pacific
Susan A. Lebo

Part II ABORIGINAL SUBSISTENCE AND LOCAL WHALING ACTIVITIES

Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Revisited
Hisashi Hamaguchi
Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling in Barrow, Alaska
Nobuhiro Kishigami
Whale Hunting and Use among the Chukchi in Northeastern Siberia
Kazunobu Ikeya
Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling in Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Hisashi Hamaguchi
Traditional Whaling Culture and Social Change in Lamalera, Indonesia:
An Analysis of the Catch Record of Whaling 1994–2010
Tomoko Egami and Kotaro Kojima
Beluga Hunting Practices of the Indigenous People in Kamchatka:
Characterization of Sea Mammal Hunting in Northeastern Asia
Yutaka Watanabe

Part III WHALING IN JAPAN AND KOREA REGIONS

Whaling in the Northern Seas off Japan
Masami Iwasaki-Goodman and Masahiro Nomoto
Intangible Food Heritage: Dynamics of Whale Meat Foodways in an Age of Whale Meat Rarity
Jun Akamine
A Review of Changes in the Use of Whale Resources over Time in Japan, with a Specific Example of the Hand-harpoon Fishery of Nago, Okinawa Prefecture
Aiko Endo
How the Japanese Appetite for Whale-related Foods Is Rooted in Their Culture:
Findings Revealed from the Data (N=560) of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area in 2008
Dai Tanno and Toshihide Hamazaki
Whale Food Culture in Korea: A Case Study in Ulsan Jangsaengpo
Sun-ae Ii

Part IV SEVERAL ISSUES OF WHALING

Unleashing the Beast: Whaling in the Contemporary Australia-Japan Relationship
Michael Heazle
Law-Enforcing Vigilantes in the Media Era?: An Investigation of Sea Shepherd's Anti-Whaling Campaign
Motohiro Kawashima
Japanese Whaling and International Politics
Dan Goodman
The Truth about the Commercial Whaling Moratorium
Joji Morishita
Concluding Remarks
Hisashi Hamaguchi, James M. Savelle and Nobuhiro Kishigami
Index
List of Contributors