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Fifty Years of Arctic Research

Anthropological Studies From Greenland to Siberia

A part of the series Publications of the National Museum Ethnographical Series (18) and the subject area

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344 pages, ill., sold by Aarhus University Press in the USA and Canada, in all other countries it is sold by The National Museum of Denmark
ISBN 87 89385 60 1


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Table of contents

Gilberg & Gulløv: Introduction

Klaus Ferdinand: Dreams which were not Realized - Together

Jørgen Meldgaard: Selected Bibliography

Claus Andreasen: Independence II in North East Greenland: Some New Aspects

Martin Appelt: Construction of an Archaeological "Culture". Similarities and differences in early Paleo-Eskimo Cultures of Greenland

Jette Arneborg: Cultural Borders: Reflections on Norse-Eskimo Interaction

Anne Bahnson: Ancient Skin Clothing passing through Copenhagen

Hans-Georg Bandi: Arctic Prelude 1948: A Summer Full of Experience in North East Greenland

Joel Berglund: Two Dogs and a Dragon

Edmund Carpenter: 19th Century Aivilik Iglulik Drawings

Frederica de Laguna: The Fate of Krueger's Expedition

William W. Fitzhugh: Searching for the Grail: Virtual Archaeology in Yamal and Circumpolar Theory

Bjarne Grønnow: The Saqqaq Harpoon: An analysis of Early Paleo-Eskimo Harpoon Heads from Qeqertasussuk, West Greenland

Hans Christian Gulløv: The Soul of Prey

Jens Peder Hart Hansen: Repatriation of Ancient Human Remains: Recent cases from the Arctic Region

Keld Hansen: Jigs from Greenland

Elmer Harp Jr.: Pioneer Settlements of the Belcher Island, N.W.T.

Hans Kapel: He who opens an Old Grave makes a Storm. Preservation activities in Greenland seen in a historian Perspective

Susan A. Kaplan: Developments on Labrado Inuit Archaeology Research

Inge Kleivan: Poetry, Politics, and Archaeology in Greenland

William S. Laughlin: Danish Arctic Scholarship with a Foreign Accent

Moreau S. Maxwell: The Canadian Arctic in Transition: Pre-Dorset to Dorset

Robert McGhee: Meeting Between Dorset Culture Palaeo-Eskimos and Thule Culture Inuit: Evidence from Brooman Point

Morten Meldgaard: Sisikasiit: The Place with the Fox Holes

Hansjürgen Müller-Beck: A Heavy Duty Chopping Tool from a Birnirk House in Ekven, Chukotka

Tinna Møbjerg: New Aspects of the Saqqaq Culture in West Greenland

Jeppe Møhl: Greenland - A Quaternary Zoological View

Robert Petersen: On 'Smell of forest' in Greenlandic Myths and Legends

Patrick Plumet: L'Importance Archéologique de la Région de Kangirsujuaq au Nunavik (Arctique Québécois): Un centre chamanique dorsétien?

Joëlle Robert-Lamblin: Death in traditional East Greenland: Age, causes and rituals. A contribution from anthropology to archaeology

Graham Rowley & Susan Rowley: Igloolik Island Before and After Jørgen Meldgaard

Helge Schultz-Lorentzen: Greenland and The National Museum of Denmark - The National Museum of Denmark and Greenland: Fragments of a piece of Museum History

Patricia Sutherland: The Variety of Artistic Expression in Dorset Culture; George Swinton: Who Makes Inuit Art? Confessions by a para-anthropologist

Edmund Carpenter: Arctic Witnesses

Joint Bibliography