Buffalo Hunt: International Trade and the Virtual Extinction of the North American Bison

@article{Taylor2007BuffaloHI,
  title={Buffalo Hunt: International Trade and the Virtual Extinction of the North American Bison},
  author={M. Taylor},
  journal={NBER Working Paper Series},
  year={2007}
}
  • M. Taylor
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • NBER Working Paper Series
  • In the 16th century, North America contained 25-30 million buffalo; by the late 19th century less than 100 remained. While removing the buffalo east of the Mississippi took settlers over 100 years, the remaining 10 to 15 million buffalo on the Great Plains were killed in a punctuated slaughter in a little more than 10 years. I employ theory, data from international trade statistics, and first person accounts to argue that the slaughter on the plains was initiated by a foreign-made innovation… CONTINUE READING
    91 Citations
    The Slaughter of the Bison and Reversal of Fortunes on the Great Plains
    • 6
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Deer Hunting and Preserving the Commons in Dutch Colonial Taiwan
    • Hui-wen Koo
    • Geography
    • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
    • 2011
    • 1
    Shark Hunting: International Trade and the Imminent Extinction of Heterogeneous Species
    • 1
    • PDF
    Treaty of Paris vs. Treaty of Niagara: Rethinking Canadian Economic History in the 21st Century
    • 1
    • Highly Influenced

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 119 REFERENCES