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Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island, 1883-1884 : journals and letters

Author: Franz Boas; Ludger Müller-Wille
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2009], ©1998.
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In the summer of 1883, fledgling anthropologist Franz Boas spent a year among the Inuit of Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island. This book presents in English his letters and journal entries from the year  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Lettres (Descripteur de forme)
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Franz Boas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Boas; Ludger Müller-Wille
OCLC Number: 757041920
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 janv. 2009).
Trad. de: Bei den Inuit in Baffinland 1883-1884.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword Preface to the Original German Edition Preface to the English Edition Introduction: Germans and Inuit on Baffin Island in the 1880s The Simple Relationships between the Land and the People Boas and German Polar Research in the Early 1880s Human Environmental Relations in the Arctic: The Ecological Approach Fieldwork Methods: T am now truly just like a typical Eskimo' Journals and Letters, 1882-1884: The Source Material Transcribing and Editing the Texts Franz Boas and the Inuit Today Abbreviations JOURNALS AND LETTERS (MAY 1882 - SEPTEMBER 1884) 1884) Period of Preparation in Germany, 1882-1883 Formulating and Securing the Research Plans The Third German Geographers' Conference in Frankfurt a. M. Logistical Preparations for the Sojourn in the Arctic On Board the Germania from Hamburg to Baffin Island, June-July 1883 Across the North Sea and the Atlantic Off Greenland In the Drift and Pack Ice off Baffin Island, July-August 1883 Reaching K'exerten, Tinixdjuarbing: Meeting the Whalers and Inuit, August-September 1883 Winding Down the German Polar Station, K'ingua, September 1883 First Boat Trip with the Inuit to the North End of Tinixdjuarbing The Last Days of the German Polar Station At the Scottish Whaling Station at K'exerten and Germanids Departure Late Fall Boat Trips in the Sound, September-October 1883 K'exerten Journey to Kingnait Fiord On Board the Catherine: The First Voyage to Naujateling and Milixdjuax Trip to Pangnirtung Fiord Trip to Ujarasugdjuling and Exaluaxdjuin Investigations at K'exerten, October-December 1883 Science and Epidemics: Between the Environment and People Geographical Names and Maps: Comprehending the Area Tidal Observations in the Harbour at K'exerten The Inuit's Fall Festival: The Sedna Ritual Discontinuation of the Tidal Observations Sickness and Death among the Inuit Hikes across the Ice: Surveying the K'exerten Archipelago By Dogsled across the Pack Ice Inuit, Igloos, and Dogs: Journeys on the Ice of Tinixdjuarbing, December 1883 - May 1884 First Trip to Anarnitung and K'ingua A Bitterly Cold March to K'ingua The First Time in an Inuit Camp: Anarnitung Second Trip to Anarnitung and K'ingua K'exerten Third Trip to Anarnitung and K'ingua First Attempt at Crossing the Kingnait-Padli Pass Fourth Trip to Anarnitung and K'ingua Trip to Milixdjuax Second Trip to Naujateling Trip Southeastward to Saumia The First 'White' among the Inuit of Ukiadliving Return Trip to K'exerten Trip to the Northwest to Nettilling Lake Second Attempt at Crossing the Kingnait-Padli Pass Trip to the West Coast of Tinixdjuarbing: Tarrionitung The Last Trip on the Ice of Tinixdjuarbing: Nuvujen K'exerten: Preparations for the Trip to Davis Strait Overland to Davis Strait: From Kingnait to Padli, May 1884 Along the East Coast of Baffin Island: Survey Trips on the Sea Ice, May-July 1884 From Padli to Padloping Northward: From Padloping to Tunirn Establishing the Base Camp at K'ivitung From K'ivitung to Siorartijung The Inuit Settlement of Siorartijung: The Most Northerly Point Southward: Excruciating Sledging on Late-Summer Ice At K'ivitung: Waiting for the Whalers, July-August 1884 Completion of the Cartographic Work Ethnographica, Dictionary, and Stories: Last Notes Whalers in Sight Leaving the Inuit and the Arctic, August-September 1884 With the Wolf to K'armaxdjuin and St John's On Board the Ardandhu to New York Appendix 1 Dog Names Appendix 2 Names of Ships and Boats Glossary English Words Inuktitut Words (Eastern Canadian Arctic) References Index Illustrations and maps
Other Titles: Bei den Inuit in Baffinland 1883-1884.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Ludger Müller-Wille ; translated by William Barr.

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