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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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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Jean L. Briggs is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Memorial University.

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