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On the run in Sibiria

Author: Rane Willerslev
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Recounts the Danish anthropologist's year living in exile in Siberia among Yukaghir hunters after fleeing from the police, who were set to arrest him because of his efforts to organize a fair-trade fur cooperative with the hunters
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rane Willerslev
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rane Willerslev
ISBN: 9780816676279 0816676275 9780816676262 0816676267
OCLC Number: 790715467
Notes: Originaltitel: På flugt i Sibirien
Description: xix, 207 s. : illustrations, kort
Contents: ContentsPreface and AcknowledgmentsGlossary of Non-English WordsGallery of CharactersOne Last, Feeble Attempt The Fur Project1. Shalugin, Leader of the Yukaghirs2. A Post-Soviet Nightmare3. Sable Furs for SaleOn the Run in the Wilderness4. Out of Range 5. Soft Gold6. Starvation and Desperation7. In the Yukaghirs' Camp8. A Long-Awaited FriendBack to the Village9. The Curse10. Land of Shadows11. Screwed12. The Way BackA Leap in TimeAppendixes: Surviving in SiberiaA. Using the Leghold TrapB. Yukaghir IdolsC. Netting Fish in SiberiaD. Finding Your Way in the TaigaE. How to Track and Shoot a MooseNotesList of Photographs
Responsibility: Rane Willerslev ; transl. by Colin ÓhAiseadha

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"Originally published in Danish as Pa flugt i Sibirien: Zobeljagt, russisk mafia og 65 minusgrader (Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 2009)"--T.p. verso.  Read more...

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"Willerslev succeeds in combining a gripping survival narrative with an enthralling glimpse into the fascinating world view and threatened way of life of the Yukaghirs." -Library Journal Read more...

 
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