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  • Physical Description: 277 pages illustrations 28 cm
  • Edition: [American ed.].
  • Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers [1971]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-271).
Formatted Contents Note:
The Country: It's discovery and culture-conditions -- Outer character and inner qualities -- The language -- The struggle for food -- Fighting the cold -- The society -- View of life -- Origin and development of the Eskimo culture -- Eskimos and whites -- The hour of crisis (by Diamond Jenness).
Summary, etc.:
Up-to-date account of Eskimo tribes in Alaska, Canada and Greenland covering all aspects of their history, life and culture.
Subject: Eskimos.