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Hummocks : journeys and inquiries among the Canadian Inuit

Author: Jean Malaurie
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : FrenchView all editions and formats
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"More than simple knolls, the jutting ice that emerges over time is a metaphor for the process of memory and recollection for Malaurie and in the collective memory of the Inuit. Hummocks is the first English translation of the renowned anthropologist's memoir of his expeditions to the Canadian Arctic, and a detailed evocation of Malaurie's travels among the Inuit. Haunted by the North and its people, Malaurie is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Jean Malaurie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Malaurie
ISBN: 9780773532007 0773532005
OCLC Number: 75087542
Description: xxvi, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: [1] Nord-Groenland, Arctique central canadien --
[2] Alaska, Tchoukotka sibérienne.
Responsibility: Jean Malaurie ; translated by Peter Feldstein.

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An account of Jean Malaurie's expeditions to the Far North spanning a half-century,  Read more...

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