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Historical Dictionary of the Inuit : Historical Dictionaries of Peoples and Cultures - Pamela R. Stern

Historical Dictionary of the Inuit

Historical Dictionaries of Peoples and Cultures

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Profiles the history of the Inuit people from the first inhabitants to the present day society. More than 450 dictionary entries cover issues of society, economy, and politics; influential educators and writers, environmentalists, and politicians; and the many voluntary associations and governmental agencies that have played a role in Inuit history. The introductory essay, chronology, and well-developed bibliography make this an ideal reference source for the researcher or student.

Unique...a significant addition to the literature. Recommended. General and academic collections. * CHOICE *
For those interested in studying the Inuit - in learning more about their history, their culture, and their contemporary people, lives, and issues - this is the basic reference that should be in their library....Of particular importance in a reference of this kind, is the experience and scholarship of the author. The reputation of the author, a recognized scholar in the field, brings credibility to the work. * American Reference Books Annual *
...examines the history of the Inuit, their differences and similarities in history, contact with other cultures, language, perceptions of sovereignty, and attitudes about their own ethnic and cultural identity. The dictionary section includes people, terms, organizations, and projects associated with Inuit culture and history. * Reference and Research Book News *

1 Editor's Foreword 2 Acknowledgments 3 A Note on Orthography 4 Acronyms and Special Terms 5 Maps 6 Chronology 7 Introduction 8 The Dictionary 9 Appendix A: Dates and Locations of Inuit Circumpolar Conference Meetings 10 Appendix B: Inuit Circumpolar Conference Leaders 11 Appendix C: Website Addresses for Inuit and Arctic Organizations 12 Bibliography 13 About the Author

ISBN: 9780810850583
ISBN-10: 0810850583
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Peoples and Cultures
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 27th July 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 17.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.44