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About this product
- DescriptionA first-hand, detailed, and often intimate account of an Inuit community in the very early stages of direct contact with Europeans.
- Author BiographyDiamond Jenness (1886a1969) was born in New Zealand. Jenness attended Victoria University College and graduated with first class honors in 1908. Later he studied at Balliol College, Oxford. He received both a B.A. in Lit. Hum. and a diploma in Anthropology at Oxford in 1911. From 1911a1912 he was designated Oxford Scholar in Papua and was sent by the university to make anthropological studies among the Northern daEntrecasteaux off the east coast of New Guinea. The results of this first fieldwork were published as The Northern d'Entrecasteaux (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1920). From 1913 to 1916 he served as ethnologist with the Canadian Arctic Expedition. He is remembered as a trailblazing anthropologist and a highly distinguished Arctic scholar.; Barnett Richling is a senior scholar in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Winnipeg.
- Author(s)Barnett Richling,Diamond Jenness
- PublisherOxford University Press, Canada
- Date of Publication11/06/2015
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleThe Wynford Project
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintOxford University Press, Canada
- Content Note1 b/w diagram
- Weight398 g
- Width154 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine16 mm
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