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Crossroads of continents : cultures of Siberia and Alaska

Author: William W Fitzhugh; Aron Crowell; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988.
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Series of papers by various scholars under the headings: Peoples of Siberia and Alaska; Strangers arrive; Crosscurrents of time; Thematic views; New lives for ancient peoples. Illustrated by artifacts from many museums which were part of an exhibition of the same name.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Illustrated works
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crossroads of continents.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988
(OCoLC)569326042
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Fitzhugh; Aron Crowell; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
ISBN: 0874744423 9780874744422 0874744350 9780874744354
OCLC Number: 18164486
Notes: "Crossroads of continents is also the title of an exhibition organized by the National Museum of Natural History and circulated by the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)"--Title page verso.
Description: 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Crossroads of continents : Beringian Oecumene / William W. Fitzhugh and Aron Crowell --
Ethnic connections across Bering Strait / I.S. Gurvich --
People of Siberia and Alaska --
Peoples of the Amur and maritime regions / Lydia T. Black --
Koryak and Itelmen : dwellers of the Smoking Coast / S.A. Arutiunov --
Even : reindeer herders of Eastern Siberia / S.A. Arutuinov --
Eskimos : hunters of the frozen coasts / William W. Fitzhugh --
Aleut : islanders of the North Pacific / Lydia T. Black and R.G. Liapunova --
Tlingit : people of the wolf and raven / Frederica de Laguna --
Northern Athapaskans : people of the deer / James W. VanStone --
Strangers arrive --
The story of Russian America / Lydia T. Black --
Treasures by the Neva : the Russian collections / G.I. Dzeniskevich and L.P. Pavlinskaia --
Baird's naturalists : Smithsonian collectors in Alaska / William W. Fitzhugh --
The American Museum's Jesup North Pacific expedition / Stanley A. Freed, Ruth S. Freed, and Laila Williamson --
Young Laufer on the Amur / Laurel Kendall --
Crosscurrents of time --
Beringia : an ice age view / Steven B. Young --
Ancient peoples of the North Pacific Rim / Christy G. Turner II --
Prehistory of Siberia and the Bering Sea / S.A. Arutuinov and William W. Fitzhugh --
Prehistory of Alaska's Pacific Coast / Aron Crowell --
Thematic views --
Raven's creatures --
Milton M.R. Freeman --
Many tongues --
ancient tales / Michael E. Krauss --
Maritime economies of the North Pacific Rim / Jean-Loup Rousselot, William W. Fitzhugh, and Aron Crowell --
Hunters, herders, trappers, and fishermen / James W. VanStone --
Economic patterns in Alaska / William W. Fitzhugh --
Dwellings, settlements, and domestic life / Aron Crowell --
Needles and animals : women's magic / Valérie Chaussonnet --
War and trade / Ernest S. Burch, Jr. --
Guardians and spirit-masters of Siberia / S. Ia. Serov --
Eye of the dance : spiritual life of the Bering Sea Eskimo / Ann Fienup-Riordan --
Potlach ceremonialism on the Northwest Coast / Frederica de Laguna --
Art and culture change at the Tlingit-Eskimo border / Bill Holm --
Comparative art of the North Pacific Rim / William W. Fitzhugh --
New lives for ancient peoples --
Siberian peoples : a Soviet view / V.V. Lebedev --
Alaska natives today / Rosita Worl --
Alaska native arts in the twentieth century / Margaret B. Blackman and Edwin S. Hall, Jr. --
Beads and bead trade in the North Pacific region / Peter Francis, Jr.
Responsibility: [edited by] William W. Fitzhugh and Aron Crowell.

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Series of papers by various scholars under the headings: Peoples of Siberia and Alaska; Strangers arrive; Crosscurrents of time; Thematic views; New lives for ancient peoples. Illustrated by artifacts from many museums which were part of an exhibition of the same name.

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