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"Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People" volumes available for order

April 2, 2012

Hello Team,

Dr. William Fitzhugh, Director of the Arctic Studies Centre at the Smithsonian, has volumes of "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People" available for order. They can fill orders and mail free of charge, including to Japan.

Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People
Edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Chisato O. Dubreuil.
Washington DC: Arctic Studies Center in association with University of Washington Press, 1999.

Edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Chisato O. Dubreuil, Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People unites Japanese, Ainu and Western authors in the first comprehensive English language volume on Ainu culture. This encyclopedic volume combines scholarly essays and Ainu community views in its presentation of Ainu ethnicity, history, art, spiritualism, community life and modern renewal.

Totaling 415 pages, it consists of 55 chapters with 897 illustrations, 419 in full color, including modern photographs of Ainu, object photography, Japanese Ainu-e paintings, maps and modern Ainu art.

Link to "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People" online exhibit here.

Ordering Information

For paper cover edition contact:
Arctic Studies Center - order form (PDF file)
List Price: Paper $49.95
For Hardcover edition contact:
University of Washington Press
Toll free number: 1-800-441-4115
URL: http://www.bookstore.washington.edu/
List Price: Hardcover $75.00

Link to Publications: http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/publications.html

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