This superb ethnographic study, illustrated by 120 remarkable color photographs, explodes the conventional idea of Eskimos as simple, primitive people. Concentrating on their traditional society, anthropologist Ernest S. Burch, Jr, and renowned photographer Werner Forman show them as not only pragmatic and highly skilled but also sophisticated in their personal relationships and their ability to live together in constrictive family communities. The text and the photographs in this book explore the Eskimos' art, their rich ...

The Eskimos 1988, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806121260

Revised edition


The Eskimos 1988, Macdonald Orbis, London

ISBN-13: 9780356142098