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Aghvook, white Eskimo

Charles J. Keim

Aghvook, white Eskimo

Otto Geist and Alaskan archaeology

by Charles J. Keim

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Published by University of Alaska Press in Fairbanks, AK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geist, Otto William,
  • Natural history -- Alaska

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles J. Keim ; foreword by Olaus J. Murie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.G36 K4 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16888624M
    ISBN 109781602230361
    LC Control Number2008024172
    OCLC/WorldCa225876083

    Cite this Record. Review: Aghvook, White Eskimo By Charles J. Keim. University of Alaska Press, Dorothy J. Ray. Beaver. (tDAR id: ). Aghvook, White Eskimo: Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology by C. J. Keim; Hunters of the Arctic by Roger Frison-Roche, Len Ortzen (pp. ) Review by: Sylvie Nickels DOI: /

    In the writing of White Eskimo, Bown plays it straight. Nicely structured in four parts, the book is well written, well researched, and insightful. The only quibble I have is with the maps. More detailed ones would make it easier for the reader to track Rasmussen’s journeys. Those provided at the beginning of the book do not do the job.   Aghvook, White Eskimo: Ottc Geist and Alaskan Archaeology, Univ. of Alaska Press, College () Kind, N.V. Kind Glaciations in the Verkhoyansk Mountains and their place in the radiocarbon geochronology of the Siberian late Anthropogene.

    White Eskimo Knud Rasmussen's Fearless Journey Into the Heart of the Arctic (Book): Bown, Stephen R.: "While Amundsen, Franklin, and Peary were first to explore the furthest geographical reaches of the Polar North, Knud Rasmussen was the first to explore its culture and its soul. Part Danish, part Inuit, the famed explorer and anthropologist made an epic three year journey by dog sled from.   The Term 'Eskimo' Has A Controversial Past: Goats and Soda There's a new theory about what the term means. But that doesn't change its controversial past.


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This remarkable biography recounts the life and work of Otto Geist, an archaeologist who spent his career studying Eskimo cultures. Given the name “Aghvook,” meaning bowhead whale, by St. Lawrence Islanders, Geist did pioneering field work with Alaskan native cultures and his journal notes are reproduced in the by: 1.

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Aghvook, white Eskimo: Otto Geist and Alaskan archaeology. [Charles J Keim] -- Biography of German immigrant Frank Otto William Geist (12/27//21/), an Alaskan archaeologist, explorer, and naturalist, with extracts from his journals and field notes relating to Saint.

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University of Toronto. Search for more. Stephen Brown's book, White Eskimo, places you alongside Knud Rasmussen on his many journeys across Greenland and much of the Arctic.

Having a front row seat to these journeys not only provides the reader with an open window to a unique climate and landscape, but more important I came across this book while perusing books on Alaska/5(32).

white Eskimo book Aghvook, White Eskimo is an accurate and compelling study of one of the most vital characters ever to work in the territory and state of Alaska.

Der Autor Charles J. Keim is a professor of journalism and English and dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Alaska. Aghvook, White Eskimo Otto Geist And Alaskan Archaeology by Keim, Charles J. Univ. Alaska. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover.

Canadian author Bown (The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen,etc.) fashions a thorough, insightful biography of the fearless explorer and noted writer Knud Rasmussen ().Rasmussen translated his love of his native Greenland into painstaking chronicles of the Inuit culture gleaned over three decades of arduous, groundbreaking exploration.

Cite this Record. Aghvook, White Eskimo: Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. Charles J. Keim. College, AK: University of Alaska Press. (tDAR id: ).

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Bown Read more >>. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland inHarold Andrew Horwood wore many hats: union organizer from ; political organizer fromMember of the Newfoundland House of Assembly fromjournalist, editor of The St.

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(Ottawa: West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Ltd., ). Pp 14 leaves, printed one side only. 4to [13 by 13 inches]. white spiral bound, illustrated white card covers. Cover illustration: Man Hunting at Seal Hole in Ice by Niviaksiak.

White Eskimo--the first English-language biography of Knud Rasmussen--offers much pleasure. Bown's prose is clear and lively, and while he clearly believes that Rasmussen was an extraordinary man, he doesn't dodge Rasmussen's flaws." Manhattan Book Review, 12/5/15 "A riveting read about a polar hero."Reviews: About this Item: Paperjacks, Don Mills, Ontario, Mass Market Paperback.

Condition: Very Good. Reprint. "White Eskimo is the story of Esau Gillingham. the dramatic accounts of three cultures - Indian, Eskimo and White - colliding in the Arctic wilderness. written by a man who knows Labrador intimately.". KENYON, W.A. A Bibliography of Ontario Archaeology.

(Toronto): Royal Ontario Museum, University of Toronto, Pp. 8vo, stapled printed brown cardcovers. White Eskimo is certainly the story of a life well-lived, an influential one that contributed greatly to an understanding of Eskimo/Inuit customs and thinking.” San Diego Book Review 11/12/15 “This is a book of one of the last heroic explorers of the earth, full Reviews: Aghvook, White Eskimo: Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology, by Keim, Charles J.

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Aghvook, White Eskimo: Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. By Charles J. Keim. (College, Alaska, The University of Alaska Press, distributed by the University of Washington Press, Seattle, xix + pp., illustrations, foreword, epilogue, prologue, index.

$) Charles Keim has performed a useful service in writing this biography of. White Eskimo is certainly the story of a life well-lived, an influential one that contributed greatly to an understanding of Eskimo/Inuit customs and thinking.” San Diego Book Review 11/12/15 “This is a book of one of the last heroic explorers of the earth, full of poems, songs and stories of the far north.Review: Aghvook, White Eskimo: Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology, By Charles J.

Keim, University of Alaska Press, College, Author(s): Jim Lotz. Year: Summary. This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document.

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