2nd Edition

Trail of the Hare
Environment and Stress in a Sub-Arctic Community

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ISBN 9782881246180
Published May 1, 1994 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

In this second edition of his classic work, Joel Savishinsky expands and updates his highly acclaimed study of mobility and stress in a sub-Arctic community of Hare Indians. Since the publication of the first edition, the Hare have faced new challenges posed by clashes between aboriginal and contemporary values in the spheres of ecology, culture and politics - from the Hare's rising ethnic and political awareness as a "Fourth World" community to cultural disagreements over animal rights and environmental preservation. The second edition reframes the context of Savishinsky's original conclusions on human-animal relations, environmentalism and native-white encounters to accommodate these new developments as well as current trends in anthropology itself.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Series, List of Illustrations, List of Tables, Preface to the Second Edition, Acknowledgements, A Note on Language, List of Plates, 1. Introduction, 2. Ecology and Community, 3. Kinship and History, 4. Stress and Mobility, 5. The Missionary and the Fur Trader, The Hare and the Dog, Conclusions, Notes, References, Index

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Joel S. Savishinsky