Never in Anger: Portrait of an Eskimo Family

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Harvard University Press, 1970 - Social Science - 379 pages
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Portrait of an eskimo family. Anthropologist Jean Briggs spent seventeen months living on a remote Arctic shore as the 'adopted daughter' of an Eskimo family. Through vignettes of daily life she unfold a warm and perceptive tale of the behavioral patterns of the Utku, their way of training children, and their handling of deviations from desired behavior.
  

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Review: Never in Anger: Portrait of an Eskimo Family

User Review  - Kirsten - Goodreads

This is an anthropological book that I read in my freshman year of college. It left a great impression on me about the way they raised their children and influenced a paper I wrote in that class about ... Read full review

Review: Never in Anger: Portrait of an Eskimo Family

User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

A remarkable look at the cultural influences on emotion and how emotions are expressed. What I appreciated most from this book, really the author, is the introspection and the honesty in which she ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Inuttiaq
41
Affec
69
Family Life Expressions of Closeness
75
Inuttiaqs Children
109
Sibling Relation
125
Hostility in Older
137
Recalci
146
Transition to Older
162
Two Kin GroupsExpressions of Separate
177
Nilaks Family
187
Utku Dislike of Vola
194
Kapluna Daughter
225
Emotion Concepts
311
Table of Seasonal Activities
367
Glossaries
373

Loss of Mothers Close
152

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