Eskimo Lifeby Fridtjof Nansen
Pub. Date: 06/28/2003
Publisher: Press Holdings International
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Table of ContentsTranslator's preface; Author's preface; 1. Greenland and the Eskimo; 2. Appearance and dress; 3. The 'kaiak' and its appurtenances; 4. The Eskimo at sea; 5. Winter-houses, tents, woman-boats, and excursions; 6. Cookery and dainties; 7. Character and social conditions; 8. The position and work of women; 9. Love and marriage; 10. Morals; 11. Judicial proceedings, and entertainment; 12. Mental gifts and art; 13. Religious ideas; 14. The introduction of Christianity; 15. Europeans and natives; 16. What have we achieved; 17. Conclusion.
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