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Author Willerslev, Rane, 1971-
Title På flugt i Sibirien. English
On the run in Siberia / Rane Willerslev ; translated by Coilín ÓhAiseadha
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2012
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  DK759.Y8 W5413 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020798428
Descript xix, 207 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Note "Originally published in Danish as På flugt i Sibirien : Zobeljagt, russisk mafia og 65 minusgrader (Copenhagen : Gyldendal, 2009)"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-207)
One last, feeble attempt -- The fur project -- Shalugin, leader of the Yukaghirs -- A post-Soviet nightmare -- Sable furs for sale -- On the run in the wilderness -- Out of range -- Soft gold -- Starvation and desperation -- In the Yukaghirs' camp -- A long-awaited friend -- Back to the village -- The curse -- Land of shadows -- Screwed -- The way back -- A leap in time
Recounts the Danish anthropologist's year living in exile in Siberia among Yukaghir hunters after fleeing from the police, who were set to arrest him because of his efforts to organize a fair-trade fur cooperative with the hunters
Subject Yukaghir -- Hunting -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia
Yukaghir -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Social life and customs
Willerslev, Rane, 1971- -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia
Refugees -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Biography
Anthropologists -- Denmark -- Biography
Sable trapping -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia
Fur trade -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia
Mafia -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia
Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel
Siberia (Russia) -- Social life and customs
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