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The Spirit World

Rane Willerslev

in Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252165
eISBN:
9780520941007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter centers on the spirit world, showing that the Yukaghirs hardly give names to spirits and have no neatly ordered system of classification. It then develops an argument that relates this ... More


The Advance of the Maritime Trade in the Bering Strait Region

John R. Bockstoce

in White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221794
eISBN:
9780300235166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221794.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter traces the development of the arctic marine fur trade in the greater Bering Strait region (including the Chukchi Peninsula and Northwestern Alaska) from the founding of the gold rush ... More


Revolution and Civil War on the Chukchi Peninsula

John R. Bockstoce

in White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221794
eISBN:
9780300235166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221794.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter describes the chaos and disruptions that overtook the Chukchi and Yupik peoples during the Russian Civil War, which culminated with the Soviet takeover of the peninsula in 1923 and was ... More


State Ownership of the Trade on the Chukchi Peninsula

John R. Bockstoce

in White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221794
eISBN:
9780300235166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221794.003.0008
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter outlines the efforts of the Soviet authorities to change the lifeways of the Indigenous peoples (the Chukchi and Yupik) by re-locating them, re-educating them, forcing them to work in ... More


Implications of Music in Hunter-Gatherer Societies

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the roles and musical behaviours in four very different types of hunting and gathering societies from around the world, including the Native Americans of the Plains, the Aka and ... More


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