The Peoples of the Great North: Arts and Civilization of Siberia

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There are a great many northern peoples: Eskimos, Samoyedes, Yakuts, Kuryaks, etc. And they all have one thing in common: the far north with its vast snowy wastelands, a wilderness of whiteness where the petrifying cold penetrates to the marrow of man's bones. Gathered around the fire, source of life, protected from the elements by ice and animal skins, the peoples of the great north bring pleasure into their bleak existence by using what meagre sustenance they find in nature. Tales and histories inspire the imagination of ...

The Peoples of the Great North: Arts and Civilization of Siberia 1999, Parkstone Press

ISBN-13: 9781859954799

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