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Greenlanders, Whales, and Whaling: Sustainability and Self-Determination in the Arctic

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Greenlanders, Whales, and Whaling: Sustainability and Self-Determination in the Arctic
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Publisher: University Press of New England
ISBN/ASIN: 0874518105
ISBN-13: 9780874518108
Number of pages: 219

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Whaling has been central to the life of Greenland's Inuit peoples for at least 4000 years, but political, economic, technological, and regulatory changes have altered this ancient practice. The author reveals these impacts first by analyzing Home Rule and its success in Greenland, and then by looking at whaling's place in the contemporary Greenlandic economy and its evolving co-management regime.

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