Friday, 11 June 2010

New Issue: The Northern Review, Number 32 (Spring 2010)

New Issue Available: The Northern Review, Number 32 (Spring 2010)

The Spring 2010 issue of The Northern Review, a multidisciplinary journal of the arts and social sciences of the North, is now available. Book reviews, article abstracts, and a table of contents are available on the journal website at:


The True Northwest Passage: Explorers in Anglo-Canadian Nationalist Narratives, by Janice Cavell

Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Damage in Northern Native Communities: A Practical School-Based Approach, by Steven Jacquier, Judith Kleinfeld & David Gilliam

The Historical Roots of a Frontier Alcohol Culture: Alaska and Northern Canada, by Mary Ehrlander

Alaska Highway Mythology: Bulldozers to RVs, by Laura Pitkanen

Humble Dreams: An Historical Perspective on Yukon Agriculture Since 1846, by Sally Robinson

Book Reviews

Jen Hill, White Horizon: The Arctic in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. Reviewed by Janice Cavell.

Ken S. Coates, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, William R. Morrison & Greg Poelzer, Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North. Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers, 2008. Reviewed by Douglas Clark.

Ed Struzik, The Big Thaw: Travels in the Melting North. Mississauga, ON: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., 2009. Reviewed by Ross Coen.

Lennard Sillanpää, Awakening Siberia. From Marginalization to Self-Determination: The Small Indigenous Nations of Northern Russia on the Eve of the Millennium. Helsinki: University of Helsinki, 2008. Reviewed by William J. Couch.

Jerry McBeath, Matthew Berman, Jonathan Rosenberg & Mary F. Ehrlander, The Political Economy of Oil in Alaska: Multinationals vs. the State. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008. Reviewed by Richard A. Fineberg.

Karim Aly-Kassam, Biocultural Diversity and Indigenous Ways of Knowing: Human Ecology in the Arctic. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2009. Reviewed by Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox.

Sonja Luehrmann, Alutiiq Villages Under Russian and U.S. Rule. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2008. Reviewed by Nadia Jackinsky-Horrell.

Françoise Noël, Family and Community Life in Northeastern Ontario: The Interwar Years. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press 2009. Reviewed by Peter V. Krats.

Gary Holthaus, Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us About Subsistence, Sustainability, and Spirituality. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008. Reviewed by S. Craig Gerlach and Philip A. Loring.

T. Kue Young and Peter Bjerregaard (eds.), Health Transitions in Arctic Populations. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. Reviewed by Darlene Perkins.

Frances Abele, Thomas J. Courchene, F. Leslie Seidle & France St-Hilaire (eds.), Northern Exposure: Peoples, Powers and Prospects in Canada's North. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy and McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009. Reviewed by Jonathan Peyton.

Robert C. Paehlke, Some Like It Cold: The Politics of Climate Change in Canada. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2008. Reviewed by Jerald Sabin.

Hans M. Carlson, Home is the Hunter: The James Bay Cree and Their Land. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008. Reviewed by John Sandlos.

Jessica M. Shadian and Monica Tennberg (eds.), Legacies and Change in Polar Sciences: Historical, Legal and Political Reflections on the International Polar Year. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2009. Reviewed by Adam M. Sowards.

John L. Steckley, White Lies about the Inuit. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2008. Reviewed by Frank Tester.

Dawn Martin-Hill, The Lubicon Lake Nation: Indigenous Knowledge and Power. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. Reviewed by Clinton N. Westman.

The Northern Review is published by Yukon College in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.


Deanna McLeod
Managing Editor, The Northern Review
Yukon College, PO Box 2799, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
T 867.668.8861 F 867.668.8805

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