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Guileless Indigenes and Hidden Passion: Descriptions of Ob-Ugrians and Samoyeds through the Centuries (Folklore Fellows Communications 306)

By: Art Leete

Price: $78.10

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2014

Seller ID: 113809

ISBN: 9514110927

Condition: New


This monograph is aimed for discussing the views of the character of the Khanty, Mansi and Nenets by authors of different periodsĀ­. Changes of general ideas about the inhabitants of the Arctic has had a remarkable, albeit often concealed, role in the development of the research on northern peoples. The author examines the image of northern peoples beginning from ancient Greek and Roman accounts of peoples, medieval sources, modern travel journals and ends up with the analyses of contemporary scholarly writings. The book is an attempt to explore the general background of ideas and the scientif... View more info