A Year in Lapland: Guest of the Reindeer Herders
University of Washington Press, 14. sep. 2015 - 256 sider
As a young man American Hugh Beach went to live with the Saami reindeer herders of Swedish Lapland. His lyrically written and very personal story of trying to fit into the herding way of life is a rare insider's account of the Saami. In a passionate and informed Afterword to this new edition of the book, he revisits his old friends and looks at how Sweden is attempting to balance the conflicting needs of reindeer herders and environmentalists in the 21st century.
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - nandadevi - LibraryThing
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 HerdersBrukerevaluering - Kirkus
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