Peter Freuchen’s Book of the Eskimos


Format:
Book


Secondary title:
A Fawcett-premier book


Author(s):
Freuchen, Peter Freuchen Dagmar


Keyword(s):
Inuit. Eskimos. Eskimos -- Alaska -- Moeurs et coutumes. Eskimos -- Groenland -- Moeurs et coutumes. Eskimo's. Etnografie.


Year:
1961


Pages:
319 pages, [8] pages of plates


Publisher:
Fawcett Publications


Publisher location:
Greenwich, Conn.


Accession number:
8250076


Label:
Box 45


Notes:
illustrations ; 18 cm. pt. 1. Eskimo life and ways: Eskimo environment and origins -- The Eskimo way of life -- Trading with the Eskimos -- Love and marriage -- Eating and visiting -- Polar Justice: Crime and punishment among the Eskimos -- Eskimos as servants -- The Eskimo mind -- pt. 2. Adventures with the Eskimos: Lootevek: Cassanova of the ice floes -- Arctic nightmare -- An Eskimo takes a bride -- Dead man's cache -- The partner -- The day I harpponed myself -- Marriage, the harbor of safety -- Hunger -- The polar bear -- pt. 3. The Eskimos: Past and present. Originally published: Cleveland : World Publishing Company, 1961. Book of the Eskimos; Peter Freuchen's famous Book of the Eskimos edited and with a preface by Dagmar Freuchen. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: E99.E7; Dewey: 970.00497; NLC: E99 E7; E99*


ISBN:
ISBN: 0449308022; 9780449308028; 0449300382; 9780449300381; National Library: 920019846 LCCN: 61-5815


Research notes:
Marginalia; lines Insert at p. 109 Personal material


Number:
[175]


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