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Never in anger : portrait of an Eskimo family

Never in anger : portrait of an Eskimo family

Author: Jean L Briggs
Publisher: Cambridge Harvard University Press 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Anthropologist Jean L. Briggs spent seventeen months living on a remote Arctic shore as the "adopted daughter" of an Inuit family. Through vignettes of daily life she unfolds a warm and perceptive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean L Briggs
ISBN: 0674608283 9780674608283
OCLC Number: 404302156
Notes: Rechnik s. 373-376.
Description: Xxi; 379 p. ill. 22.
Contents: Spelling and Pronunciation Note People Introduction I. The Study II. The Setting III. Arrival IV. The Seasons V. Nomadism VI. The Society
Responsibility: Jean L. Briggs.


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Absorbingly and affectingly written. A remarkable that bids to become an anthropological classic. * Publishers' Weekly *

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