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Seasonal variations of the Eskimo : a study in social morphology

Author: Marcel Mauss; Henri Beuchat
Publisher: London : Routledge, [2004, 1979] ©1979
Series: Routledge library editions., Anthropology and ethnography.; Routledge library editions., Anthropology and ethnography., Social and cultural anthropology ;, X.
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Seasonal Variations of the Eskimo is one of the first books in anthropology to adopt a sociological approach to the analysis of a single society. Mauss links elements of anthropology and human geography, arguing that geographical factors should be considered in relation to a social context in all its complexity. The work is an illuminating source on the Eskimo and a proto-type of what an anthropologist should do  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mauss, Marcel, 1872-1950.
Seasonal variations of the Eskimo
(OCoLC)660173421
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Mauss; Henri Beuchat
ISBN: 9781136541933 1136541934 9781315017709 1315017709
OCLC Number: 860710988
Notes: Translation of Essai sur les variations saisonnières des sociétés Eskimos, which was originally published as pt. 7 of Sociologie et anthropologie. English translation published in 1979 Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.
Reprint. Originally published is Routledge & Kegan Paul. ISBN 071000205X.
Description: 1 online resource (138 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Translator's Foreword; Introduction; 1 General Morphology; 2 Seasonal Morphology; Summer habitat; Winter habitat; 3 The Causes of Eskimo Seasonal Variations; 4 The Effects of Eskimo Seasonal Variations; Effects on religious life; Effects on jural life; Effects on the two jural systems; The interaction of the two jural systems; 5 Conclusion; Appendix 1: The Kuskokwin District; Appendix 2: Age and Status of the Inhabitants of the Kuskokwin District; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Anthropology and ethnography.; Routledge library editions., Anthropology and ethnography., Social and cultural anthropology ;, X.
Other Titles: Essai sur les variations saisonnières des sociétés Eskimos.
Responsibility: Marcel Mauss, [in collaboration with Henri Beuchat ; translated, with a foreword, by James J. Fox].

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