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Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the Inupiaq Eskimos
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Burch, Ernest S.; Burch Jr, Ernest S.

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Alliance and Conflict: The World System of the Inupiaq Eskimos

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Combines a descriptive study of inter-societal relations in early nineteenth-century Northwest Alaska with a theoretical treatise on the structure of the world system as it might have been in ancient times. This work presents one aspect of the traditional lives of the Inupiaq Eskimos. It includes accounts of specific people, places, and events.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780803262386
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0803262388
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Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
384 Pages
Weight: 0,544 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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