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Fitzhugh, William W. 1943-

Works: 93 works in 275 publications in 2 languages and 9,876 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Contributor, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: GN635.S5, 970.013
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Most widely held works by William W Fitzhugh
Vikings : the North Atlantic saga( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrates and explores the Viking saga from the combined perspectives of history, archaeology, oral tradition, literature, and natural science. The book's contributors chart the spread of marauders and traders in Europe as well as the movement of farmers and explorers throughout the North Atlantic and into the New World"--Back cover
Crossroads of continents : cultures of Siberia and Alaska by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series of papers by various scholars under the headings: Peoples of Siberia and Alaska; Strangers arrive; Crosscurrents of time; Thematic views; New lives for ancient peoples. Illustrated by artifacts from many museums which were part of an exhibition of the same name
Inua : spirit world of the Bering Sea Eskimo by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book to accompany an exhibition of Bering Sea Eskimo art collected by Edward William Nelson and now housed in the Dept. of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Places their life in a regional and chronological framework
Cultures in contact : the impact of European contacts on native American cultural institutions, A.D. 1000-1800 by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of papers under the headings: The arctic sector - Inuit responses to explorers, whalers, traders and missionaries; New England - the move inland: land, politics, and disease; The Chesapeake: two views - anthropology and history; The South - labor, tribute, and social policy: the Spanish legacy documenting Native American adaptations to early European contact from Greenland to the Carribean
Environmental archeology and cultural systems in Hamilton Inlet, Labrador : a survey of the central Labrador coast from 3000 B.C. to the present by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ainu : spirit of a northern people( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some 55 scholars, mostly Japanese but with a considerable number from the US and Europe, write about the ethnicity, theories of origin, history, economies, art, religious beliefs, mythology, and other aspects of the culture of the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, now principally found in Hokkaido and smaller far northern islands. Hundreds of photographs and paintings, mostly in excellent quality color, show a wide variety of Ainu people, as well as clothing, jewelry, and various artifacts."--"Choice". "The most in-depth treatise available on Ainu prehistory, material culture, and ethnohistory."--"Library Journal" (2001 ed, book description)
Genghis Khan and the Mongol empire by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a heavily illustrated, beautifully produced and accessible scholarly treatment of Mongol history for the wider public, offering a comprehensive view from pre-historic times to the modern age. The book is a concise, rich text, with contributions from archaeology to biological anthropology. Presented in five parts - Before Genghis, lands and peoples of Mongolia; Genghis Times; Mongolian Western Empire; Kublai Khan and Yuan China; concluding with Genghis' Legacy, the decline of the Yuan dynasty to the present day. Findings from excavations and extensive evidence of handicraft production and metalwork illustrate the book. The clear prose, beautiful design, and wide-ranging illustrations will fascinate general readers as well as scholars. The book has contributions from forty leading scholars and is published in collaboration with The Smithsonian Institution and the Mongolian Preservation Foundation
Prehistoric maritime adaptations of the circumpolar zone by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and German and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers examining the anthropology and archaeology of early cultures in Scandinavia, the North Pacific and Bering Sea, and the northwest Atlantic, with comparative studies of various aspects
Anthropology of the North Pacific rim by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 23 papers on the traditional cultures of the coastal and island peoples of northeastern Siberia and northwestern North America and the Bering Strait region
Archeology of the Frobisher voyages by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the archaeological evidence of the occupation of Kodlunarn Island, off the southern coast of Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, by Martin Frobisher's expeditions from England in 1576-1578
Gifts from the ancestors : ancient ivories of Bering Strait( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gifts from the Ancestors examines ancient ivories from the coast of Bering Strait, western Alaska, and the islands in between - illuminating their sophisticated formal aesthetic, cultural complexity, and individual histories. Many of the pieces discussed are from recent Russian excavations and are presented here for the first time in English; others are from private collections not usually open to the public. The essays, written by an international group of scholars, adopt a refreshing interdisciplinary approach that gives voice to the various competing, and now sometimes cooperating, stakeholders, including Native groups, museums, archaeologists, art historians, art dealers, and private collectors."--Jacket
Maine to Greenland : exploring the maritime far northeast by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an in-depth treatment of the Northeast Atlantic corridor. Today green technology, climate change, and the opening of the Arctic Ocean have transformed the area from an icy frontier into a global resource zone and an increasingly integrated international crossroads. Discover how a variety of cultures has adapted to the environment over the centuries
Taymyr : the archaeology of northernmost Eurasia by L. P Khlobystin( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoric maritime adaptations of the circumpolar zone( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honoring our elders : a history of eastern Arctic archaeology( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gateways : exploring the legacy of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition, 1897-1902( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inua : Spirit world of the Bering Sea Eskimo : [exhibition catalog] by William W Fitzhugh( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry B. Collins at Wales, Alaska, 1936 : a partial description of collections by Don E Dumond( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arctic journeys, ancient memories : sculpture by Abraham Anghik( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards an archaeology of the Nain Region, Labrador by Bryan C Hood( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Vikings : the North Atlantic saga
Alternative Names
Fichju, Vilikem V. 1943-

Fit︠s︡khʹi︠u︡, V. V. 1943-

Fit︠s︡khʹi︠u︡, V. V. (Vilʹi︠a︡m Vivil), 1943-

Fit︠s︡khʹi︠u︡, Vilʹi︠a︡m Vivil 1943-

Fitzhugh, William.

Fitzhugh, William 1943-

Fitzhugh, William W.

Fitzhugh, William Wyvil 1943-

Fitzhugh, William Wyvill 1943-

William W. Fitzhugh Archaeologist

English (186)

German (1)

Ainu : spirit of a northern peopleGenghis Khan and the Mongol empireAnthropology of the North Pacific rimGifts from the ancestors : ancient ivories of Bering Strait