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Une critique de l'interprétation habituelle de la grande crise socio- économique de 1850-1880 au Groenland: Le cas de Nuuk et Qeqertarsuatsiaat

A critique of the common interpretation of the great socio-economic crisis in Greenland 1850-1880: The case of Nuuk and Qeqertarsuatsiaat
Pages: 9 - 34
Auteur(s) / Author(s): Ole Marquardt
Résumé:

Grâce à une analyse minutieuse des données d'archives concernant deux villages groenlandais, cet article démontre l'inanité de l'opinion reçue voulant que la grande crise socio-économique de 1850-1880 ait été due au comportement immature de la population groenlandaise.

Abstract:

Thanks to a detailed analysis of archival data pertaining to two Greenlandic communities, this article disproves the commonly held opinion that the great socio-economic crisis of 1850-1880 was due to an immature behaviour on the part of the Greenlandic population.