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De Friese geschiedenis in meer dan 100 verhalen

Het verhaal van Hessel van Martena, die in 1517 op bedevaart gaat naar het Heilige Land. Het relaas van Poppe Jans Poppes over de Engelse aanval op Lemmer in 1799. Het ontroerende maar tragische ve...

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Solovki

Located in the northernmost reaches of Russia, the islands of Solovki are among the most remote in the world. And yet from the Bronze Age through the twentieth century, the islands have attracted a...

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A history of the peoples of Siberia

This is the first ethnohistory of Siberia to appear in English, and presents to an anglophone audience a vast corpus of previously inaccessible ethnographic and linguistic material. It covers from ...

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The reindeer people

Since the last Ice Age, the reindeer's extraordinary adaptation to cold has sustained human life over vast tracts of the earth's surface, providing meat, fur, and transport. Images carved into rock...

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Solovyovo

In a small village beside a reed-lined lake in the Russian north, a cluster of farmers has lived for centuries - in the time of tsars and feudal landlords; Bolsheviks and civil wars; collectivizati...

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The shaman's coat

Steeped in history, ethnography and reportage, THE SHAMAN'S COAT tells the story of the indigenous people of Siberia. This vast expanse of land, much of it barely populated jungle and forest, has a...

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Russia's Frozen Frontier

Alan Wood's ambitious work is the first to address the whole span – both chronologically and thematically - of the development of Siberia, and its role in both the Russian and the global context....

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Russian Culture

This volume brings together two classic works on the culture of the Russian people which have been long out of print. Gorer's Great Russian Culture and Mead's Soviet Attitudes towards Authority: An...

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Arctic mirrors

Since the groundbreaking 1922 silent documentary Nanook of the North, not much has changed in the everyday life of the Alaskan Eskimos. Nor has much changed for the Arctic people of Russia, despite...

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The old faith and the Russian land

The Old Faith and the Russian Land is a historical ethnography that charts the ebbs and flows of ethical practice in a small Russian town over three centuries. The town of Sepych was settled in the...

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Russia and the North

Russia holds more Arctic territory than any other state, yet unlike other Arctic states it does not have a unified strategy identifying economic and political aims for the North. Russia's policies ...

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Settlers on the edge

Based on extensive research in the Arctic Russian region of Chukotka, Settlers on the Edge is the first English-language account of settler life anywhere in the circumpolar north to appear since Ro...

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De Bosatlas van de geschiedenis van Nederland

De Bosatlas van de geschiedenis van Nederland biedt een unieke kijk op het verleden van ons land. In veertien hoofdstukken met meer dan 1.500 kaarten geeft de atlas onze vaderlandse geschiedenis ee...

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