Tanana and Chandalar

The Alaska Field Journals of Robert A. McKennan

edited by Craig Mishler and William E. Simeone

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Robert A. McKennan (1903-1982) spent 1929 to 1933 in several remote Native villages where he documented Interior Athabaskan life. His writings are an extraordinary window onto Athabaskan culture before World War II and form a significant part of anthropology's humanistic tradition.

Editors Mishler and Simeone have annotated McKennan's journals and provided a wealth of contextual material in two substantive introductory chapters. Readers will appreciate this rare perspective on a vanishing way of life.

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"A vivid picture of a dedicated ethnographer . . . highly recommended."—Edward Hosley, Arctic

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  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-889963-77-8
  • Paperback Price: $45.00
  • Publication Month: February
  • Publication Year: 2006
  • Pages: 304
  • Illustrations: black and white photos, maps
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: edited by Craig Mishler and William E. Simeone
  • ECommerce Code: 9781889963778

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