Eskimo Life

Eskimo Life

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by Fridtjof Nansen
     
 

In 1888–9, Fridtjof Nansen and his team wintered among the Greenlandic Inuit. This translated account was published in 1893.See more details below

Overview

In 1888–9, Fridtjof Nansen and his team wintered among the Greenlandic Inuit. This translated account was published in 1893.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410206855
Publisher:
Press Holdings International
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,433,962
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Translator'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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