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Saamelaiset: Historia, Yhteiskunta, Taide

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  32 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Sámi culture has undergone powerful changes recently. Traditions have been integrated with contemporary influences and perspectives. New kinds of Sámi participation and activism have evolved including innovative politics, informative media, expressive art and literature. Accommodating internal and external changes is nothing novel to the Sámi. The dialogue between what is ...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published by Kustannus-Puntsi (first published October 1st 2005)
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Marko Suomi
Jan 17, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction-2018
Hyvä yleiskatsaus! Kiinnostaisi pureutua tarkemmin vielä historiaan.
Heather
Oh I couldn't finish this. That makes me sad because it's very historical and factual and written by a Sami author, and I just get really bored. It's really a textbook.
Devon Nicole
Mar 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great read if you're looking for historical information about the Sámi people. I was a little disappointed as this was assigned to me as an ethnography and due to the author being from the region being studied and also his lack of interviews of any Sami persons, I wouldn't actually consider this to be an ethnography. However I loved how readable this book was and I found the author's writing style to be thoroughly enjoyable.
Susa
Se oli vaan ok. Olihan siinä tietoa, mutta aiheesta olisi voinut saada eläväisemman version. Painoksessa oli myös muutama ihmeellinen lause, joiden merkitys jäi epäselväksi ja kerran yksi kappale toistui kokonaan. Mutta mahtaako olla toista tällaista laajaa saamelaisia koskevaa kirjaa?
Chris
Jan 29, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fascinating and comprehensive look at the history, culture, politics, struggles and art of the Sami. But it wasn't a particularly organized book - not much of a narrative. Kind of like a really long Wikipedia entry.
Katharine
Aug 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library
Short, easy to read, great variety of topics. and by a Sámi author
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