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Author Willerslev, Rane, 1971-

Title On the run in Siberia / Rane Willerslev ; translated by Coilín ÓhAiseadha.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    305.8946 WIL    Available
Description xix, 207 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Note "Originally published in Danish as På flugt i Sibirien : Zobeljagt, russisk mafia og 65 minusgrader (Copenhagen : Gyldendal, 2009)"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-207).
Contents One last, feeble attempt -- The fur project. Shalugin, leader of the Yukaghirs ; A post-Soviet nightmare ; Sable furs for sale -- On the run in the wilderness. Out of range ; Soft gold ; Starvation and desperation ; In the Yukaghirs' camp ; A long-awaited friend -- Back to the village. The curse ; Land of shadows ; Screwed ; The way back -- A leap in time -- Appendixes : surviving in Siberia. A. Using the leghold trap ; B. Yukaghir idols ; C. Netting fish in Siberia ; D. Finding your way in the taiga ; E. How to track and shoot a moose.
Subject Willerslev, Rane, 1971- -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Yukaghir -- Hunting.
Yukaghir -- Social life and customs.
Refugees -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Biography.
Anthropologists -- Denmark -- Biography.
Sable trapping -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Fur trade -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Mafia -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel.
Siberia (Russia) -- Social life and customs.
Added Title På flugt i Siberien. English
ISBN 9780816676279 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816676275 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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