Maria Czaplicka and Her Siberian Expedition, 1914–1915: A Centenary Tribute

  title={Maria Czaplicka and Her Siberian Expedition, 1914–1915: A Centenary Tribute},
  author={G. Kubica},
  pages={1 - 22}
  • G. Kubica
  • Published 2015
  • History
It was shortly before the outbreak of the Great War in 1914, when a young Polish woman by the name of Maria Czaplicka organized the predominantly female Yenisei Expedition. Czaplicka had been trained in anthropology at Oxford and was the author of the book Aboriginal Siberia, which summarized contemporary scholarship on the area (mostly Russian and Polish). Her book became a compendium for the English-speaking public interested in the region and students of shamanism. The monograph of Czaplicka… Expand
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