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The Reindeer People

Living with Animals and Spirits in Siberia

The Reindeer People( )
Author: Vitebsky, Piers
ISBN:978-0-00-713363-5
Publication Date:Jan 2006
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:HarperPerennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

A voyage of discovery into the life of a remote aboriginal community in the Siberian Arctic, where the reindeer has been a part of daily life since Palaeolithic times.

The reindeer, along with the dog, was probably the first species to be drawn into a close relationship with man. This book, by an eminent British anthropologist, is the beautifully written story of how that relationship works and of the intimacy between the nomadic reindeer people and the landscape they inhabit....
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Vitebsky, Piers (Author)
Piers Vitebsky is an anthropologist & Head of Social Sciences at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, England. He is author of "Dialogues with the Dead".

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