Settlers on the Edge: Identity and Modernization on Russia's Arctic Frontier

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Description: Anthropologist Niobe Thompson tells one of these stories - based on a long-term fieldwork project in Chukotka - and he tells it beautifully, offering readers all the analytical nuance and eye for detail that can bring social worlds, in this cold and hauntingly lovely place, to life. The Russians who left for the Far East were privileged members of the Russian intelligentsia, mostly natural scientists (geologists, and so on) who had gone to explore abundant natural resources in the region.
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