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White Eskimo : Knud Rasmussen's fearless journey into the heart of the Arctic

By: Bown, Stephen

0306822822 / 9780306822827
Hardback
917.19042092
10/11/2015
Stock expected by 26/11/2019
23 cm 384 pages : illustrations (black and white)
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"A Merloyd Lawrence book.".

Among the explorers made famous for revealing hitherto impenetrable cultures,T.

E. Lawrence and Wilfred Thesiger in the Middle East, Richard Burton in Africa,Knud Rasmussen stands out not only for his physical bravery but also for the beauty of his writing.

Part Danish, part Inuit, Rasmussen made a courageous three-year journey by dog sled from Greenland to Alaska to reveal the common origins of all circumpolar peoples.

Lovers of Arctic adventure, exotic cultures, and timeless legend will relish this gripping tale by Stephen R.

Bown, known as "Canada's Simon Winchester."

BIC:

1QMP Polar regions, BG Biography: general, HBJQ History of other lands, JHM Anthropology, RGR Geographical discovery & exploration

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