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Wandering Spirits

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Cod: BRT9780226610566

An aparitie: 2019

Autor: Janne Flora

Categoria: Anthropology

Editie: necartonata

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Format: 228 x 153 x 12 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 224



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It is common to think of the Arctic as remote, perched at the farthest reaches of the world--a simple and harmonious, isolated utopia. But the reality, as Janne Flora shows us, is anything but. In Wandering Spirits, Flora reveals how deeply connected the Arctic is to the rest of the world and how it has been affected by the social, political, economic, and environmental shifts that ushered in the modern age.

In this innovative study, Flora focuses on Inuit communities in Greenland and addresses a central puzzle: their alarmingly high suicide rate. She explores the deep connections between loneliness and modernity in the Arctic, tracing the history of Greenland and analyzing the social dynamics that shaped it. Flora's thorough, sensitive engagement with the families that make up these communities uncovers the complex interplay between loneliness and a host of economic and environmental practices, including the widespread local tradition of hunting. Wandering Spirits offers a vivid portrait of a largely overlooked world, in all its fragility and nuance, while engaging with core anthropological concerns of kinship and the structure of social relations.

Cartea Wandering Spirits face parte din categoria Anthropology a librariei online Libris.ro si este scrisa de Janne Flora.
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