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Title About the hearth : perspectives on the home, hearth, and household in the circumpolar north / edited by David Anderson, Robert P. Wishart, and Virginie Vaté.

Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Due to changing climates and demographics, questions of policy in the circumpolar north have focused attention on the very structures that people call home. Dwellings lie at the heart of many forms of negotiation. Based on years of in-depth research, this book presents and analyzes how the people of the circumpolar regions conceive, build, memorialize, and live in their dwellings. This book seeks to set a new standard for interdisciplinary work within the humanities and social sciences and includes anthropological work on vernacular architecture, environmental anthropology, household archae.
Contents Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Building a Home for Circumpolar Architecture -- Chapter 2 The Conical Lodge at the Centre of the Earth-Sky World -- Chapter 3 Mobile Architecture, Improvization and Museum Practice -- Chapter 4 Building Log Cabins in Teetł'it Gwich'inCountry -- Chapter 5 The Mobile Sámi Dwelling -- Chapter 6 The Devitalization and Revitalization of Sámi Dwellings in Sweden -- Chapter 7 Family Matters -- Chapter 8 The Life Histories of Intergenerational Households in Northern Norway 1865-1900 -- Chapter 9 Hunters in Transition -- Chapter 10 Building a Home for the Hearth -- Chapter 11 The Perception of the Built Environment by Permanent Residents, Seasonal In-migrants and Casual Incomers in a Village in Northwest Russia -- Chapter 12 The Hearth, the Home and the Homeland -- Chapter 13 The Fire is our Grandfather -- Chapter 14 Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North -- Notes on the Contributors -- References -- Index.
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Subject Dwellings -- Arctic regions.
Vernacular architecture -- Arctic regions.
Households -- Arctic regions.
Social archaeology -- Arctic regions.
Arctic regions -- Antiquities.
Arctic regions -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Anderson, David G., editor.
Other Form: Print version: About the hearth : perspectives on the home, hearth and household in the circumpolar north. New York : Berghahn, 2013 xii, 324 pages 9780857459800 (DLC) 10764505
ISBN 9780857459817 (electronic bk.)
0857459813 (electronic bk.)
129986306X (electronic bk.)
9781299863064 (electronic bk.)
9780857459800 (hardback ; alk. paper)