The 1926/27 Soviet Polar Census Expeditions

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In 1926/27 the Soviet Central Statistical Administration initiated several yearlong expeditions to gather primary data on the whereabouts, economy and living conditions of all rural peoples living in the Arctic and sub-Arctic at the end of the Russian civil war. Due partly to the enthusiasm of local geographers and ethnographers, the Polar Census grew into a massive ethnological exercise, gathering not only basic demographic and economic data on every household but also a rich archive of photographs, maps, kinship charts, ...

The 1926/27 Soviet Polar Census Expeditions 2013, Berghahn Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781782380979

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The 1926/27 Soviet Polar Census Expeditions 2011, Berghahn Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781845457662

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