HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Reindeer nomads meet the market : culture,…
Loading...

Reindeer nomads meet the market : culture, property and globalisation at…

by Florian Stammler

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
2None2,551,640NoneNone
Recently added bylaur, CircumpolarStudies

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 382588046X, Paperback)

Yamal, translates as the 'end of the land' in the language of its native Nenets population. The setting of this anthropological monograph, Yamal is home to the world's largest domestic reindeer herds. The region also accounts for almost 90 extraction of huge untapped deposits is now about to transform vast expanses of tundra pastures into an industrial landscape. This book gives a valuable insight into nomadic life in the context of post-Soviet transformation at the onset of gas extraction. It meticulously analyses relations between reindeer nomads and their social, political and natural environments, as well as their engagement with the developing market economy. Their high level of social adaptability is combined with a sense of belonging to their animals and their land. This study makes an original and significant contribution to wider debates about nomadic pastoralism and to anthropological studies of trade, barter, property and territoriality. The book is also recommended to those with an interest in background information on the regions that fuel the global economy in the 21st century. It is a tale of profound breadth and depth from a little known region with a fascinating history, and it is unique study which goes beyond 'culture' to give a detailed socio-economic explanation for the exceptional resilience and continuing nomadism of the Yamal Nenets. It will be essential reading for anyone interested in northern pastoralism, the anthropology of land and movement, or the diversity of local responses to the state.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:05:19 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,053,337 books! | Top bar: Always visible