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North Alaskan Eskimo: A Study in Ecology and Society

Spencer, Robert Francis

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ISBN 10: 0874740916 / ISBN 13: 9780874740912
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, City of Washington, 1969
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. viii, 490 pp, prefatory note to the reprint edition, introduction, The Land and the People; Language; Houses and Settlements; Family and Kinship; Customary Law; Economy and Society; Property, Wealth, and Status; Competition and Cooperation; Voluntary Associations; Trade; The Messenger Feast (Kimnic); The Individual and the Life Cycle; The Supernatural; Shamanism; The Cults; Culture Change; Folklore; Conclusions; biblography, appendices, index with a fold-out map following page 198. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 171: First Edition, 1969. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000260

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Title: North Alaskan Eskimo: A Study in Ecology and...

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press, City of Washington

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: Reprint.

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Large 8vo. viii, 490 pp, prefatory note to the reprint edition, introduction, The Land and the People; Language; Houses and Settlements; Family and Kinship; Customary Law; Economy and Society; Property, Wealth, and Status; Competition and Cooperation; Voluntary Associations; Trade; The Messenger Feast (Kimnic); The Individual and the Life Cycle; The Supernatural; Shamanism; The Cults; Culture Change; Folklore; Conclusions; biblography, appendices, index with a fold-out map following page 198. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 171: First Edition, 1969. Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine.

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