By Area: Circumpolar
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Published August 2013
About the Hearth
Perspectives on the Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North
Anderson, D. G., Wishart, R. P., & Vaté, V. (eds)
Published April 2022
Arctic Abstractive Industry
Assembling the Valuable and Vulnerable North
Mason, A. (ed)
Examining the processes at work in sites of industrial extraction and ecological vulnerability in the contemporary Arctic, this book looks at the displacements that conceal exploitation, on the one hand, and appropriations of value on the other.
Published January 2004
Cultivating Arctic Landscapes
Knowing and Managing Animals in the Circumpolar North
Anderson, D. G. & Nuttall, M. (eds)
Published December 2010
Hunters in the Barrens
The Naskapi on the Edge of the White Man's World
Published October 2014
Hunters, Predators and Prey
Inuit Perceptions of Animals
Laugrand, F. & Oosten, J.
Inuit hunting traditions are rich in perceptions, practices and stories relating to animals and human beings. Laugrand and Oosten examine the roles of animals from the small and non-social, such as the raven, to those considered fellow hunters, the bear and the dog. “Prey par excellence,” or caribou, seals, and the whale, are discussed in conjunction with the renewal of whale hunting.
Published October 2008
I Dreamed the Animals
Kaniuekutat: The Life of an Innu Hunter
Published July 2016
Living on Thin Ice
The Gwich'in Natives of Alaska
Dinero, S. C.
Using quantitative and qualitative data gathered since the turn of the millennium, this volume offers an interdisciplinary evaluation of social and economic changes amongst the Gwich’in Natives of Alaska.
Published November 2006
Names and Nunavut
Culture and Identity in the Inuit Homeland
Published August 2022
Climate, Geopolitics and Local Realities in the Uncertain Circumpolar North
Ulturgasheva, O. & Bodenhorn, B. (eds)
Examining the intersections between environmental conditions and geopolitical tensions, this book brings together a unique combination of authors who are local practitioners and international researchers, and considers the situations of environmental calamity and socio-economic risks faced by small populations.
Published August 2021
The Russian Cold
Histories of Ice, Frost, and Snow
Herzberg, J., Renner, A., & Schierle, I. (eds)
Cold has long been a fixture of Russian identity both within and beyond the nation, even as the ongoing effects of climate change complicate its meaning and cultural salience. The Russian Cold assembles fascinating new contributions from a variety of scholarly traditions, offering new perspectives on how to understand this mainstay of Russian culture and history.
Subjects: History: 18th/19th Century History: 20th Century to Present Environmental Studies (General)
Published November 2016
Sustaining Russia's Arctic Cities
Resource Politics, Migration, and Climate Change
Orttung, R. (ed)
Urban areas in Arctic Russia are experiencing unprecedented social and ecological change. This collection outlines the key challenges that city managers will face in navigating this shifting political, economic, social, and environmental terrain.
Published January 2022
An Urban Future for Sápmi?
Indigenous Urbanization in the Nordic States and Russia
Berg-Nordlie, M., Dankertsen, A, & Winsvold, M. (eds)
Presenting the political and cultural processes that occur within the indigenous Sámi people of North Europe as they undergo urbanization, this book examines how they have retained their sense of history and culture in this new setting. The book is written by a team of researchers, mostly Sámi, from all the countries covered in the book.
Subjects: Anthropology (General) Urban Studies Sociology
Published June 2020
Urban Sustainability in the Arctic
Measuring Progress in Circumpolar Cities
Orttung, R. W.
Urban Sustainability in the Arctic advances our understanding of cities in the far north by applying elements of the international standard for urban sustainability (ISO 37120) to numerous Arctic cities. In delivering rich material about northern cities in Alaska, Canada, and Russia, the book examines how well the ISO 37120 measures sustainability and how well it applies in northern conditions.