Most widely held works about Norman Cohn
Most widely held works by Norman Cohn
Atanarjuat The fast runner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Inuktitut and French and held by 931 libraries worldwide
A small nomadic community is cursed by an unknown shaman. When Atanarjuat falls in love with a woman already promised to the son of the clan's leader, he has to fight for her. She is won by Atanarjuat and the leader plots to attack him in his sleep. Escaping, he sets off running across the ice, embarking on a harrowing adventure of survival in the brutal wilderness. He returns stronger and wiser to reclaim his life and stop the curse that has divided his people.
The fast runner ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Inuktitut and English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Film explores the universal themes of love, revenge and survival. When a small, nomadic community is cursed by an unknown shaman, the curse is still felt years later. Atanarjuat falls in love with Atuat, a woman already promised to the son of the clan's leader. In a fight, she is won by Atanarjuat causing vengeful clan leader Oki to plot to attack Atanarjuat and his brother in their sleep. Atanarjuat manages to escape and sets off running across the ice, embarking on a harrowing adventure to survive in the brutal wilderness. His journey ends when he returns, stronger and wiser, to reclaim his life and stop the curse that has divided his people.
Atanarjuat : the fast runner : inspired by a traditional Inuit legend of Igloolik by Paul Apak Angilirq ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Inuktitut and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Norman Cohn portraits by Peggy Gale ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Das neue irdische Paradies : revolutionärer Millenarismus u. myst. Anarchismus im mittelalterl. Europa by Norman Cohn ( Book )
12 editions published between 1957 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Demonolatrie et sorcellerie au Moyen Age : fantasmes et realites by Norman Cohn ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Les fanatiques de l'Apocalypse : millenaristes revolutionnaires et anarchistes mystiques au Moyen Age by Norman Cohn ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The journals of Knud Rasmussen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Inuktitut and Multiple languages and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"January 1922. With powerful forces of a new century pressing in around them, Danish explorer and scientist Knud Rasmussen vists the isolated camp on [sic] the great Iglulik shaman, Aua. For Rasmussen ... Aua's family camp is like falling into Paradise .... What the Danes don't realize is Aua's temporary fortress of beauty and tranquility stands surrounded by the steamroller of the twentieth century ... and that nomadic Inuit can't stay in one place even if there's nowhere safe to go"--Container.
Die Erwartung der Endzeit : vom Ursprung der Apokalypse by Norman Cohn ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Nunavut Our land ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Inuktitut and held by 35 libraries worldwide
"Using contemporary Inuit actors, Nunavut recreates the traditional nomadic lifestyle of Inuit in the Igloolik region of the Canadian Arctic in 1945 - just before government and settlement life began. The series follows five fictional families through the different seasons of an Arctic year, from the glorious northern spring to a uniquely Inuit Christmas Day"--Producer's website.
Unikaatuatiit Story tellers ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Inuktitut and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Volume one, Qaqqiq, Nunaqpa and Saputi, three internationally renowned historical re-enactments of nomadic life in the 1930s. Volume two and three: five contemporary documentaries on subjects from whale and polar bear hunting, modern leadership, elders advice, and a youth group's effort to learn circus skills to reduce youth suicide"--Producer's website.
Bank : a video portrait process : an artist's project in collaboration with the First Bank Division of Visual Arts, September 1987-December 1988 by Norman Cohn ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Atanarjuat : the fast runner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Inuktitut and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Evil in the form of an unknown shaman divides a small community of Inuit. Twenty years later, two brothers emerge to challenge the evil order: Amaqjuag, the Strong One, and Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner. Atanarjuat wins the hand of the lovely Atuat away from the boastful son of the camp leader, Oki, who vows to get even. Oki ambushes the brothers in their sleep, killing Amaqjuaq, as Atanarjuat miraculously escapes running naked over the spring sea ice.
The pursuit of the millenium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages by Norman Cohn ( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Kiviaq versus Canada ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Zacharias Kunuk travels to Edmonton to meet Kiviaq, Canada's first Inuit lawyer, former Golden Gloves boxing champion, city alderman, and the only Inuk to play with the Edmonton Eskimos football team. Kiviaq is currently suing the federal government of Canada with a claim demanding equal rights for Inuit, whom, he argues, are neither defined in law nor granted the same privileges as other aboriginal people.
Cosmos, chaos and the world to come : the ancient roots of apocalyptic faith by Norman Cohn ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Kunuk family reunion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Inuktitut and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In June 2003, Zacharias Kunuk's family gathered at their traditional home site Siuraajuk, about 70 kilometers of hard driving into the arctic wilderness from the tiny town of Igloolik. Here, at the birthplace of his father Enuki and his fathe's father Sigluk, Zach and his brothers and sisters honor their family history.Seal hunting and story telling; Mary and Jerry's wedding under the midnight sun; and visits to the old sod houses where the family lived sixty years before; revealing the continuing connection between one Inuit family and their land.
Atanarjuat the fast runner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A retelling of an Inuit legend of love, jealousy, murder and revenge in the Igloolik region, focusing on two brothers: Atanarjuat and Amaqjuaq.
Angakkuiit shaman stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Inuktitut and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A documentary recounting Inuit memories and experiences of shamanism, and oral histories about the last shamans practicing in the region of Igloolik, Nunavut. Interviewees range from young people to elders and politicians, but they all share a belief that things happen, and that shamanism is still a living religion.
The pursuit of the Millennium : revolutionary millenarians and mystical anarchists of the Middle Ages by Norman Cohn ( Book )
12 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The end of the millennium has always held the world in fear of earthquakes, plague, and the catastrophic destruction of the world. At the dawn of the 21st millennium the world is still experiencing these anxieties, as seen by the onslaught of fantasies of renewal, doomsday predictions, and New Age prophecies. This fascinating book explores the millenarianism that flourished in western Europe between the eleventh and sixteenth centuries. Covering the full range of revolutionary and anarchic sects and movements in medieval Europe, Cohn demonstrates how prophecies of a final struggle between the.
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Norman Cohn flourished1900
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