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By Lars Ivar Hansen

Hunters in Transition offers a brand new define of the early background of the Sami, the indigenous inhabitants of northernmost Europe. Discussing an important matters equivalent to the formation of Sami ethnicity, interplay with chieftain and nation societies, and the transition from looking to reindeer herding, the e-book departs from the typical trope wherein local encounters with different cultures, kingdom societies, and modernity, are depicted normally in unfavourable phrases. faraway from continually victimizing the opposite, the interplay with open air societies performed an important function in producing and retaining a couple of good points thought of crucial to Sami tradition. while the authors additionally emphasize inner procedures and dynamics and convey how those have significantly contributed to the various old trajectories with which this ebook is worried. indexed through Choice magazine as one of many awesome educational Titles of 2014"

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