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by Adrienne Foulke,Jean Malaurie

Free eBook The Last Kings of Thule download ISBN: 0525030522
Author: Adrienne Foulke,Jean Malaurie
Publisher: Dutton; 1st edition (October 14, 1982)
Language: English
Pages: 489
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: United States
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Jean Malaurie, Adrienne Foulke (Translator). Ainsi procéda le géographe Jean Malaurie qui, depuis vingt ans, partage, au cours de missions répétées, la dure vie des Esquimaux en des lieux privilégiés du détroit de Behring au Groenland. Ce livre rare, traduit en On ne peut connaître un pays par la simple science  . Sep 10, 2019 Aurelie V rated it it was amazing.

His book Les Derniers rois de Thulé (The Last Kings of Thule) was published in 1955 as the founding book of the .

His book Les Derniers rois de Thulé (The Last Kings of Thule) was published in 1955 as the founding book of the Terre Humaine series (Ed. Plon, Paris). He was also the first Westerner to discover the Whale Alley in 1990 in Northeast Siberia; a monument that had remained ignored until it was first identified by the Soviet archaeologist Sergueï Arutiunov in 1977.

Jean Malaurie (Author), Adrienne Foulke (Translator)

Jean Malaurie (Author), Adrienne Foulke (Translator).

Jean Malaurie’s most popular book is An African in Greenland. The Last Kings of Thule: With the Polar Eskimos, as They Face Their Destiny by. Jean Malaurie, Adrienne Foulke (Translator).

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Published January 13, 1983 by Cape, Jonathan.

After spending 1950-51 with an isolated group of Eskimos in northern Greenland, sharing their life on the very edge of survival, Jean Malaurie returned with his companions to Thule village to find a . airbase under construction: 'Men who lived by the harpoon found themselves in the atomic ag. When Malaurie traveled back to the Arctic in 1972, the airbase had irreversably transformed the Eskimo (Inuit) culture.

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Other authors: See the other authors section. Work-to-work relationships. Ultima Thule: Explorers and Natives in the Polar North by Jean Malaurie.

An utterly splendid book, quite the most brilliantly written, balanced, and explanative general work on the Vikings ever to. .

- Scandinavian Studies The subject of this book is the Viking realms.

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Grinin
I didn't get this book at all! Unfortunately, among all the books with the same name, it was the only one which could be delivered to Russia... As a result - I don't have this book... :-( It is very pity!
Made-with-Love
THE LAST KINGS OF THULE A Year Among the Eskimos of Greenland

This book was purchased for a young man whose heritage comes from these peoples. It was purchased from Powells of Chicago, was in excellent condition, arrived in a timely fashion, and was all that was expected. Excellent book.
Buzatus
Well I knew I was on a Nuclear Airbase and I remember the smell in the air when the escomos came to the base to get things. I never knew they lived that bad. On Dundus mountain was the King barried I was told but even in the book it stated nothing about that except the two clains killed each other over an argument. Also the weather was correct since I was in a phase which the temperature was -66 F below and the winds were 165 mph. It took down the the 160 foot transmitting tower and pushed a truck and a F102A out into the bay. Also we had a chopper crash into the bay when taking a Escomo to the hospital and all died due to the cold water. This was in 1959. So I can say that was good reading and I survied with a 20 degree lean and was entered into the blue nosed club and had a 10 foot stare when I got back to the States for a while and my hair shedded for a while as well. Capt USAF retired.
Alsantrius
Amazing story by Amazing Man, No one eals could have doen it better, I geusse, Lots of facts about The real Eskimo of our Plannet.
Mr Freeman
Although the primary objectives of Malaurie's work were cartographic and geological in nature, he became, by default, a primary voice in describing the Thule culture by recounting his personal experiences and lifestyle during the expedition. Surely, ethnography can never be a truly objective effort, but Malaurie seems to appreciate this and relates cultural information through an admitted cultural filter. Rather than stifle his own reactions in his writing, Malaurie has adequately described, with sensitivity, his personal paradigm shift as well as that of the culture he is inevitably impacting by his very presence. It is inevitable that in any ethnographic description it will be found that something is amiss, lacking, due to the inevitable loss of information that occurs whenever information is transferred across cultural and linguistic lines. This work is one of the few that I have read that treats cultural interaction and exchange with dignity on behalf of the observed and the one observing. And, after all, these lines of distinction regarding observer and the observed shift and change radically during such a period of cultural interaction. Malaurie wonderfully describes this process.