Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | August 20, 2014

Julie Schumacher: IMG Dear Professor Fitger



Saint Paul, August 2014 Dear Professor Fitger, I've been asked to say a few words about you for Powells.com. Having dreamed you up with a ball-point... Continue »
  1. $16.07 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Dear Committee Members

    Julie Schumacher 9780385538138

spacer

On Order

$68.50
New Hardcover
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Native American- General Native American Studies

Endangered Peoples of the Arctic: Struggles to Survive and Thrive (Endangered Peoples of the World)

by

Endangered Peoples of the Arctic: Struggles to Survive and Thrive (Endangered Peoples of the World) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In the Arctic regions, virtually all inhabitants are cultural minorities within their own countries, and although their native culture is constantly evolving naturally, outside pressures are endangering their most important traditions. Endangered Peoples of the Arctic focuses on 14 endangered cultures, from the Inuit tribes in Canada, Alaska, and Greenland to the Saami in Sweden. Students and interested readers will become informed about the contemporary impacts on their traditional way of life, such as loss of language, military intrusions, oil drilling, and wildlife protection, and how these groups are responding. The chapters are written by anthropologists based on their recent fieldwork, which guarantees unparalleled accuracy and exciting immediacy.

Book News Annotation:

Examines the threats to cultural survival of 14 groups of peoples of the arctic regions in Russia, Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Norway, and Finland, as well as their political, cultural, and economic responses to the threat. Each chapter also discusses the ecological settings, subsistence strategies, social and political organizations, religions and world views of such groups as the Inuits, the James Bay Cree, the Evenkis of Central Siberia, and the Whaler Northern Norway.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

An illuminating introduction to endangered peoples and cultures of the Arctic regions.

About the Author

MILTON M. R. FREEMAN is Henry Marshall Tory Professor of Anthropology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Table of Contents

The Aleuts of the Pribilof islands, Alaska / Helen D. Corbett and Susanne M. Swibold — The Chukchi and Siberian Yupiit of the Russian Far East / Peter P. Schweitzer and Patty A. Gray — The Cree of James Bay, Quebec, Canada / Harvey A. Feit — The Evenkis of central Siberia / David G. Anderson — The Innu of Labrador, Canada / Adrian Tanner — The Inuit of Nunavut, Canada / Bruce Rigby, John MacDonald, and Leah Otak — The sheep-farming Kujataamiut of South Greenland / Rasmus Ole Rasmussen — The Iänupiat of Alaska / Barbara Bodenhorn — The Isertormeeq of East Greenland / Grete K. Hovelsrud-Broda — The Kalaallit of West Greenland / Richard A. Caulfield — The Kaska of Canada of Canada / Patrick Moore — The whalers of Lofoten, northern Norway / Arne Kalland — The Saami / Hugh Beach — The Yupiit of western Alaska / Anne Fienup-Riordan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780313306495
Editor:
Freeman, Milton M. R.
Publisher:
Greenwood
Editor:
Freeman, Milton M. R.
Author:
Freeman, Milton M. R.
Author:
Freeman, Milton
Author:
Milton M. R.
Author:
Freeman
Location:
Westport, Conn. :
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Arctic regions
Subject:
Acculturation
Subject:
Arctic peoples
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Acculturation -- Arctic Regions.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
The Greenwood Press "Endangered peoples of the world" series,
Series Volume:
no. 33
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.57x6.48x1.10 in. 1.28 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Endangered Peoples of Europe:... New Hardcover $68.50
  2. Endangered Peoples of Africa and the... New Hardcover $64.95
  3. Endangered Peoples of Latin America:... Used Hardcover $7.75
  4. Endangered People of Southeast and... Used Hardcover $39.50
  5. Endangered Peoples of North America:... Used Hardcover $7.95

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Anthropology » General
History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science

Endangered Peoples of the Arctic: Struggles to Survive and Thrive (Endangered Peoples of the World) New Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$68.50 Backorder
Product details 304 pages Greenwood Press - English 9780313306495 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An illuminating introduction to endangered peoples and cultures of the Arctic regions.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.