[Contested Arctic: Indigenous Peoples, Industrial States, & the Circumpolar Environment]
Egan, Chris, Smith, Eric A., McCarter, Joan, Anthropologica
You cannot read this book without digesting the message that the Arctic is indeed the frontier of contemporary colonialism. The controlling gaze may have shifted focus somewhat, but the inspecting and regulating of people and animals persists in the historical space of today's "contested Arctic."
Most of the papers in this edited volume were presented in 1996 at a one-day interdisciplinary symposium on human-environmental interaction in the circumpolar north. A first glance at the table of contents might suggest an imbalance of geographic areas because, of the six papers, three address problems of pollution in the Russian North -- though one of these compares Natives in northwest …
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Publication information: Article title: [Contested Arctic: Indigenous Peoples, Industrial States, & the Circumpolar Environment]. Contributors: Egan, Chris - Author, Smith, Eric A. - Author, McCarter, Joan - Author. Journal title: Anthropologica. Volume: 40. Issue: 2 Publication date: January 1, 1998. Page number: 230. © Wilfrid Laurier University 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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