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Siberian landscapes in Ket Traditional Culture
Landscape and Culture in Northern Eurasia (2011)
  • Edward J. Vajda, Western Washington University
Abstract
This unique volume aims to break down the lingering linguistic boundaries that continue to divide up the circumpolar world, to move beyond ethnographic ‘thick description’ to integrate the study of northern Eurasian hunting and herding societies more effectively by encouraging increased international collaboration between archaeologists, ethnographers and historians, and to open new directions for archaeological investigation of spirituality and northern landscape traditions. Authors examine the life-ways and beliefs of the indigenous peoples of northern Eurasia; chapters contribute ethnographic, ethnohistoric and archaeological case-studies stretching from Fennoscandia, through Siberia, and into Chukotka and the Russian Far East.
Publication Date
2011
Editor
Peter Jordan
Publisher
Left Coast Press
Citation Information
Edward J. Vajda. "Siberian landscapes in Ket Traditional Culture" Walnut Creek, CALandscape and Culture in Northern Eurasia (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/edward_vajda/34/