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In the Urals: The Quest Begins

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the research team's expedition to the Urals, which are mostly connected to weapons manufacture due to the presence of iron ore. It then discusses the military's explanations ... More


Skull Deformation During the Iron Age in the Trans-Urals and Western Siberia

Svetlana Sharapova and Dmitry Razhev

in The Bioarchaeology of the Human Head: Decapitation, Decoration, and Deformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813035567
eISBN:
9780813041766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035567.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents a bioarchaeological study of the widespread practice of skull deformation among the peoples of the Iron Age Sargat culture living in the forest-steppe region of the Trans-Urals ... More


Protecting the Pechoran Alps?: The Unmet Promise of Iugyd Va National Park in the Nether-Polar Urals

Alan D. Roe

in Into Russian Nature: Tourism, Environmental Protection, and National Parks in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190914554
eISBN:
9780190914585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914554.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 1960s, a group of scientists of the Komi Scientific Center conceived a national park to undermine the plan of Soviet engineers to divert the Pechora and Vychegda Rivers south to the ... More


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