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Pehr Kalm och skogsfinnarna reser västerut: två ontologier möter Amerika

Lövgren, Mikael LU (2016) HEKK02 20162
Human Ecology
Abstract
This study deciphers the westbound journey of the Swedish Linnaeus disciple Pehr Kalm, comparing his ontology to that of another category of Swedes crossing the Atlantic: the forest Finns. While Pehr Kalm's travels are financed by The Royal [Swedish] Academy [of Sciences], the forest Finns are initially deported to the "New Sweden" colony. Kalm is seized by "terror" - in the words of Johann Reinhold Forster - while discovering the "New World" while the forest Finns encounter a fellow slash-and-burn community of Lenape Indians. Questions raised in this study circle around the ontologies immanent in "core" vs. "peripheral" ways of life.
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Lövgren, Mikael LU
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alternative title
Pehr Kalm and the forest Finns travel west: two ontologies meet America
course
HEKK02 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
nomad science, Shamanism, naturalism, relationism, migration, literacy, New Sweden, ontologies, Enlightenment, forest Finns, Pehr Kalm, imperial science, burn-beating, orality, slash-and-burn, Linnaeus disciple
language
Swedish
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8899145
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2017-09-07 12:47:53
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2017-09-07 12:47:53
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  abstract     = {This study deciphers the westbound journey of the Swedish Linnaeus disciple Pehr Kalm, comparing his ontology to that of another category of Swedes crossing the Atlantic: the forest Finns. While Pehr Kalm's travels are financed by The Royal [Swedish] Academy [of Sciences], the forest Finns are initially deported to the "New Sweden" colony. Kalm is seized by "terror" - in the words of Johann Reinhold Forster - while discovering the "New World" while the forest Finns encounter a fellow slash-and-burn community of Lenape Indians. Questions raised in this study circle around the ontologies immanent in "core" vs. "peripheral" ways of life.},
  author       = {Lövgren, Mikael},
  keyword      = {nomad science,Shamanism,naturalism,relationism,migration,literacy,New Sweden,ontologies,Enlightenment,forest Finns,Pehr Kalm,imperial science,burn-beating,orality,slash-and-burn,Linnaeus disciple},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Pehr Kalm och skogsfinnarna reser västerut: två ontologier möter Amerika},
  year         = {2016},
}