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Title About the hearth : perspectives on the home, hearth, and household in the circumpolar north / edited by David Anderson, Robert P. Wishart, and Virginie Vaté
Published New York : Berghahn Books, [2013]
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Contents Chapter 10 Building a Home for the HearthChapter 11 The Perception of the Built Environment by Permanent Residents, Seasonal In-migrants and Casual Incomers in a Village in Northwest Russia; Chapter 12 The Hearth, the Home and the Homeland; Chapter 13 The Fire is our Grandfather; Chapter 14 Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North; Notes on the Contributors; References; Index
Summary Due to changing climates and demographics, questions of policy in the circumpolar north have focused attention on the very structures that people call home. Dwellings lie at the heart of many forms of negotiation. Based on years of in-depth research, this book presents and analyzes how the people of the circumpolar regions conceive, build, memorialize, and live in their dwellings. This book seeks to set a new standard for interdisciplinary work within the humanities and social sciences and includes anthropological work on vernacular architecture, environmental anthropology, household archae
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dwellings -- Arctic regions.
Households -- Arctic regions.
Social archaeology -- Arctic regions.
Vernacular architecture -- Arctic regions.
Arctic regions -- Antiquities.
Arctic regions -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Anderson, David G.
ISBN 0857459813 (electronic bk.)
129986306X (electronic bk.)
9780857459817 (electronic bk.)
9781299863064 (electronic bk.)