Eskimos Research Paper by hicaliber

An analysis of the social and family structure of Eskimos.
# 93567 | 2,300 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 21, 2007 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Ethnic Studies (General)

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This paper discusses the history and life of Eskimos. The paper discusses the characteristics of the different groups of Eskimos, as well as their social and family structure. It discusses the hierarchical nature of Eskimo society and the differences between the status of men and women, as well as the roles of the children in their society.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Briggs, Jean L. Never in Anger: Portrait of an Eskimo Family. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970.
  • Burch, Ernest S. The Eskimos. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1988.
  • Gubser, Nicholas J. The Nunamiut Eskimos: Hunters of Caribou. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965.
  • Guemple, L. "Teaching Social Relations to Inuit Children." In Hunters and Gatherers 2 - Property, Power and Ideology, edited by T. Ingold, D. Riches, and J. Woodburn, 131-149. Berg, Oxford, 1988.
  • Hata, Kimi. "Inuit/Eskimo Society." 2006. March 28, 2006.

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