Aghvook, White Eskimo : Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEIM, Charles J. GEIST, Otto

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

KEIM, Charles J. Aghvook, White Eskimo : Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. Foreword by Olaus J. Murie. Colege : The University of Alaska Press, (1969). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xix,(3),3-313,(3), colour frontispiece + 40 pp of black-and-white plates. Index. blue cloth spine, white cloth boards, silver letttering to front board and spine. Tourville, Alaska: A Bibliography 2426. Biography of German immigrant Frank Otto William Geist (1888 - 1963), an Alaskan archaeologist, explorer, and naturalist, with extracts from his journals and field notes relating to Saint Lawrence Island Eskimos. Contents : Foreword, by Olaus J. Murie. Prologue. I. Honors. II. Childhood. III. The Immigrant. IV. Mexican Border Service and the Draft. V. The Hell Ship. VI. France. VII. Heading North. VIII. The Boatman. IX. Second Engineer. X. The Miner. XI. "Christmas" and the Cleanup. XII. Back to the Koyukuk. XIII. Charting a Course. XIV. Thrown Off Course. XV. The Reconnaissance Trip. XVI. Back to St. Lawrence. XVII. The Early Alaskans. XVIII. Lost Siberians.XIX. Food. XX. Customs, Clothing, and Collecting. XXI. Aghvook Participate s in Ceremonies and Hunting. XXII. The Moon Worship. XXIII. The Whale Hunt and Worship. XXIV. Life and Death on the Island. XXV. War and Marriage. XXVI. Plans for the "Big Dig". XXVII. The Test Cut. XXVIII. A Book and a Galloping Glacier. XXIX. Fossil Hunter. XXX. Major Geist. XXXI. Cape Yakataga Expedition. XXXII. Old Crow River Expedition. XXXIII. Porcupine River Expedition. XXXIV. "So Much to Do". Epilogue. Spine sunned, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Aghvook, White Eskimo : Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: KEIM, Charles J. GEIST, Otto

Categories: 888,

Publisher: University of Alaska Press, College, 1868,:

Seller ID: 106060