Anthropology


GREENLANDIC MASKS/ GRØNLANDSKE MASKER.

Author: Ib Geertsen
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish/ English
Year Published: 1994
No. of pages: 199
Illustrations: 48 Color Illustrations. 133 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Clothbound with Jacket
Size: 11”x 9”
Weight: 3.00
ISBN: 8772455446
Biblio/Bio: Bibl.
Code: 1622

Price: $250.00

This handsome book presents the masks of west and east Greenland from the end of the last century to modern times. The masks have been selected for their artistic quality, their emotional impact, and the imagination with which they have been made. They illuminate the ancient cultic customs of a people who lived in a grand, but harsh environment.

HERITAGE AND PROPHECY. Grundtvig and the English-speaking World

Author: A.M. Allchin, D. Jasper, J.H. Schørring, et. al., eds
Country: Denmark
Language: English
Year Published: 1993
No. of pages: 330
Illustrations: 2 Color Illustrations. 3 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Hardbound
Size: 9 3/4”x6 3/4”
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ISBN: 8772884479
Biblio/Bio: Index.
Code: 1608

Price: $54.50

Denmark’s great literary figure of the 19th century, N.F.S. Grundtvig, is the topic of this scholarly work, which explores his philosophy, theology and the intricacies of his intellectual ties to the English-speaking world.

IKAROS - THE HELLENISTIC SETTLEMENTS Volume 3. The Sacred Enclosure in the Early Hellenistic Period with an appendix on epigraphical finds

Author: Kristian Jeppesen
Country: Denmark
Language: English
Year Published: 1989
No. of pages: 122
Illustrations: 110 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Hardbound
Size: 12”x8 1/2”
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ISBN: 8772880538
Biblio/Bio: Bibl.
Code: 1212

Price: $80.00

This thorough analysis of the excavation and reconstruction of the sacred enclosure includes information about its building materials and techniques, as well as the religious ceremonies for which it was constructed and the political background of the time. In addition, the author unravels the Greek stone inscriptions, providing translations.

IKAROS - THE HELLENISTIC SETTLEMENTS Volumes 2:1, 2:2. The Hellenistic Pottery from Failaka (With a Survey of Hellenistic Pottery in

Author: Lise Hannestad
Country: Denmark
Language: English/Separate Danish resume
Year Published: 1983
No. of pages: 0
Illustrations: 805 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Hardbound
Size: 12”x8 1/2”
Weight: 4.00
ISBN: 9788788415025
Biblio/Bio: Bibl. Index.
Code: 1210

Price: $55.00

KALAALLIT EQQUMIITSULIAAT (Greenland Art). Qiperuineq-Atortunik Kusanarsaarisaaseq Qalipaaneq

Author: Bodil Kaalund
Country: Denmark
Language: Greenlandic
Year Published: 1979
No. of pages: 224
Illustrations: 212 Color Illustrations. 188 B&W Illustrations.
Binding: Hardbound
Size: 12”x 9”
Weight: 3.00
ISBN: 8756733976
Biblio/Bio: Index.
Code: 3140

Price: $75.00

Book on the folk art and anthropology of Greenland. Very detailed book on the Eskimo people. It shows many aspects of their lives: transportation methods, tools, arts and crafts, clothing , interaction with the environment and the animals, and many other topics. Contemporary as well as traditional arts in this survey in the Greenlandic language of this Arctic people includes fine illustrations in black and white and color of wood and bone/ivory carvings, leather work and stone carvings in addition to textiles and more.