Alone with the Hairy Ainu or, 3,800 miles on a pack saddle in Yezo and a cruise to the Kurile Islands.
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Alone with the Hairy Ainu or, 3,800 miles on a pack saddle in Yezo and a cruise to the Kurile Islands.

By Arnold Henry Savage Landor
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  • ALONE WITH THE HAIRY AINU.
  • OR,
    • 3,800 MILES ON A PACK SADDLE IN YEZO AND A CRUISE TO THE KURILE ISLANDS.
      • BY
    • BY
  • A. H. SAVAGE LANDOR.
    • WITH MAP AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY THE AUTHOR.
    • LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET. 1893.
    • LONDON: PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED, STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • CHAPTER I. From Hakodate to Mororran—Volcano Bay—The first Ainu—A strange Institution among them.
  • CHAPTER II. From Mororran to the Saru River.
  • CHAPTER III. Up the Saru River—Piratori and its chief.
  • CHAPTER IV. An Ainu Festival.
  • CHAPTER V. From the Saru River to Cape Erimo.
  • CHAPTER VI. From Cape Erimo to the Tokachi River
  • CHAPTER VII. The Tokachi Region—Pure Ainu Types—Curious Mode of River Fishing.
  • CHAPTER VIII. From the Tokachi River to the Kutcharo River.
  • CHAPTER IX. The Koro-pok-kuru, or Pit-dwellers.
  • CHAPTER X. The Kutcharo River and Lake—A Sulphur Mine—Akkeshi and its Bay.
  • CHAPTER XI. From Akkeshi to Nemuro—A Horse Station—Nemuro and its People.
  • CHAPTER XII. The Kurile Islands.
  • CHAPTER XIII. On the East and North-East Coast—From Nemuro to Shari-Mombets.
  • CHAPTER XIV. Along the Lagoons of the North-east Coast—From Shari Mombets to Poronai.
  • CHAPTER XV. On the North-East Coast—From Poronai to Cape Soya.
  • CHAPTER XVI. From Cape Soya to the Ishikari River.
  • CHAPTER XVII. The Ishikari River.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. Nearing Civilisation.
  • CHAPTER XIX. Completing the Circuit of Yezo—The End of my Journey.
  • CHAPTER XX. Ainu Habitations, Storehouses, Trophies, Furniture—Conservatism.
  • CHAPTER XXI. Ainu Art, Ainu Marks, Ornamentations, Weapons—Graves and Tattoos.
  • CHAPTER XXII. Ainu Heads, and their Physiognomy.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. Movements and Attitudes.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. Ainu Clothes, Ornaments, and Tattooing.
  • CHAPTER XXV. Ainu Music, Poetry, and Dancing.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. Heredity—Crosses—Psychological Observations.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. Physiological Observations—Pulse-beat and Respiration—Exposure—Odour of the Ainu—The Five Senses.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. The Ainu Superstitions—Morals—Laws and Punishments.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. Marital Relations, and Causes that Limit Population.
  • APPENDIX.
  • I.—MEASUREMENTS OF THE AINU BODY, AND DESCRIPTIVE CHARACTERS.
  • II.—GLOSSARY OF AINU WORDS, MANY OF WHICH ARE FOUND IN GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES IN YEZO AND THE KURILE ISLANDS.[43]
  • INDEX.
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcriber's Notes
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