Higher Education

The Inupiat and Arctic Alaska: An Ethnography of Development, 1st Edition

  • Norman A. Chance University of Connecticut
  • ISBN-10: 0534441599  |  ISBN-13: 9780534441593
  • 241 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1990
  • © 2002 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $55.50

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Overview

This exciting case study traces accurately the history of the Inupiat Eskimo of Alaska from pre-contact times to the present. Ancient treks and family life are vividly described, while the impact of petroleum and the “Ideology of Progress” are discussed in detail.

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1. The Long Journey.
2. Colonial Encounter.
3. A Place Called Kaktovik.
4. Social Life.
5. Beyond Kin.
6. Claiming the Land.
7. Taking Control.
8. Prospects for the Future.
9. Nature, Culture, and Development.
Bibliography.
Glossary.