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Alla Bolotova, Anastasia Karaseva, and Valeria Vasilyeva

Murmansk region with its railway, air transport, and extensive road network. The second one is Central Table 1 Transport Opportunities in Murmansk Region, Central Kolyma, and Eastern Taimyr, prices for one-way trip. Region How to get to Moscow Distance

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The Mysterious Mr Le Queux

War Novelist, Defence Publicist and Counterspy

Roger T. Stearn

no better companion on a railway journey that Mr William Le Queux’, and the Bristol Times and Mirror that he ‘always grips his reader, and holds him to the last page’. Not quoted in the advertisements were the Times Literary Supplement reviews

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Meike J. de Goede

during the railway construction that many perished ( Azevedo 1981 ; Sautter 1967 ). While faced with structural food shortages themselves, people in the Pool district supplied food and migrant labor for Brazzaville. In addition, because of longer

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Introduction

Marxian anthropology resurgent

Patrick Neveling and Luisa Steur

development of India’s railways might shake up feudal inequalities (the Indian railways indeed grew into a major historical bastion of labor unionism), he also analyzed colonialism’s destructive impact on the Indian textile industry. Second, besides these

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Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

the two domains, with pure liberalism on one side and state interventionism on the other. Philipp Hertzog compares two railway projects in France and Germany to underline some strong cultural differences between the two countries when it comes to

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Mediating the Rural Ideal

The Australian Town in Twentieth-Century Travel

Louise Prowse

new ways to access, experience and interpret the outdoors, in addition to the extensive railway network that had already linked the coast and city to country towns and rural outposts ( Greenwood 2011: 24 ; Griffiths 1987: 77 ; Symes 2013 ). In 1930

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Temporality of Movements in the North

Pragmatic Use of Infrastructure and Reflexive Mobility of Evenkis and Dolgans

Vladimir N. Davydov

supplemented by the construction of roads and bridges. For example, reindeer herders from the Kalar District (in Zabaikal’e) used such abandoned infrastructure for a projected railway line leading from Novaia Chara to ore deposits to cross steep river valleys

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An Environmentally Literate Explorer

A. E. Nordenskiöld’s Three Expeditions to the North Asian Coast, 1875–1879

Seija A. Niemi

infrastructure, such as railways, telegraph lines, and all kinds of mills, threatened the pristine nature deep in the Nordic wilderness. He wanted to preserve and restore the aesthetic and historical national treasures that were hidden in the forests for future

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Israel’s Recent Unionizing Drives

The Broader Social Context

Jonathan Preminger

with 15 years’ seniority and tried to fire him, and the port [workers’ committee] protected him. 7 Gila Edra’i, the railway workers’ committee chair during the 2011 rail workers’ campaign, said something similar: “I was disgusted by the press, which is

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Vilhjalmur Stefansson

The Northward Course of Empire, The Adventure of Wrangel Island, 1922–1925, and “Universal Revolution”

Paul Dukes

construction of the railway. The years of World War I and the Russian Revolution encouraged interest in Siberia from the other powers as they intervened in the Civil War. The protagonist of this article, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, was among individuals considering