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Author Thompson, Niobe, 1973-

Title Settlers on the edge : identity and modernization on Russia's arctic frontier / Niobe Thompson
Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents pt. 1: The Soviet years, 1955-91. Northern settlement and the late-Soviet state -- Arctic idyll: living in Soviet Chukotka -- pt. 2: Transition to crisis, 1991-2000. Idyll destroyed -- Surviving without the state -- pt. 3: Reconstruction, 2001-5. Modernization again: the state returns -- Two solitudes -- Conclusion: practices of belonging
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-282) and index
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Subject Acculturation -- Russia (Federation) -- Chukchi Peninsula.
Ethnology -- Russia (Federation) -- Chukchi Peninsula.
Migrant labor -- Russia (Federation) -- Chukchi Peninsula -- History.
Migration, Internal -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 20th century.
Chukchi Peninsula (Russia) -- History -- 20th century.
Chukchi Peninsula (Russia) -- Population -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0774856165 (electronic bk.)
9780774856164 (electronic bk.)