Seasonal Variations of the Eskimo: A Study in Social Morphology

1st Edition

Marcel Mauss

Routledge
Published August 28, 2013
Reference - 146 Pages
ISBN 9780415866583 - CAT# Y153016

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Summary

Seasonal Variations of the Eskimo is one of the first books in anthropology to adopt a sociological approach to the analysis of a single society. Mauss links elements of anthropology and human geography, arguing that geographical factors should be considered in relation to a social context in all its complexity.
The work is an illuminating source on the Eskimo and a proto-type of what an anthropologist should do with ethnographic data and exerted considerable influence on the development of social anthropology.
English translation first published in 1979.

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