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On the run in Sibiria

Author: Rane Willerslev
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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: Biographies
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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