A Year in Lapland: Guest of the Reindeer Herders

University of Washington Press, 2001 - 242 sider
As a young man American Hugh Beach went to live with the Saami reindeerherders of Swedish Lapland. His lyrically written and very personalstory of trying to fit into the herding way of life is a rareinsider's account of the Saami. In a passionate and informedAfterword to this new edition of the book, he revisits his old friendsand looks at how Sweden is attempting to balance the conflicting needsof reindeer herders and environmentalists in the 21st century.

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LibraryThing Review

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Perhaps it's something about the title - or that the Smithsonian is the publisher - but the initial impression is that this is going to be the quintessential incomprehensible academic book about one ... Les hele vurderingen

A YEAR IN LAPLAND: Guest of the Reindeer Herders

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In a lighthearted homage to a threatened way of life, an American anthropologist recalls his first year among the Saami reindeer herders of Lapland. Beach (Cultural Anthropology/Uppsala University ... Les hele vurderingen

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