My Life With The Eskimo

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 672 pages
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1922. Illustrated. Between 1906 and 1918, anthropologist and explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson went on three long expeditions to the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. For supplies he relied heavily on local resources, and he adopted the Eskimo way of living, thus successfully demonstrating his theory that the rigors of existence in the Arctic are much reduced by the use of such techniques. He wrote voluminously about his travels and observations. My Life with the Eskimo is one of his many books.

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My Life with the Eskimo. By V. Stefansson. ix and 538 pp. Maps, ills., index. The Macmillan Co., New York, 1913. $4. 9 x 6. "Uninhabited" was written in red ... sici?sici=0190-5929(1915)47%3A2%3C139%3AMLWTE%3E2.0.CO%3B2-5

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of My Life with the Eskimo and The Friendly Arctic and signed by J6n Jacobson, the. Librarian (Stefansson 1922). ' The most comprehensive and complete ... bitstream/ 1912/ 1870/ 1/ proc98021.pdf

Stefansson Vilhjalmur: Free Encyclopedia Articles at ...
His many books include My Life with the Eskimo (1913), The Friendly Arctic (1915, new enl. ed. 1943), Iceland (1939), Greenland (1942), and Northwest to ... library/ encyclopedia/ 101272443

STEFANSSON AMONG THE ESKIMOS; Startling Discoveries of the Famous ...
... imagine that the whole story has been told, they will do well to investigate between the covers of the volume just published, "My Life With the Eskimo." ... gst/ abstract.html?res=FA0D14F73A5D13738DDDA90B94D9415B838DF1D3

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13 See Rudolph M. Anderson, “Report of the Natural History Collections of the Expedition,” in My Life With the Eskimo , by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (New York: ... doi/ xml/ 10.1111/ j.1467-8306.1960.tb00343.x

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In it, he said that, for anyone who read Stefánsson's My Life with the Eskimo: "Many preconceived ideas of these great northern territories must disappear ... media/ doc.asp?lang=e& DocID=4032

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[My Life with the Eskimo, p. 78] Under such conditions, imposed somewhat differently by the endless rolling tundra and a flat snow landscape, ... fd/ baxter/ en/ texte_05.html

Stefansson 2 - Eskimos Prove An All Meat Diet Provides Excellent ...
For I had published in 1913, on pages 140-142 of My Life with the Eskimo, ..... My Life With the Eskimo. The Fat of the Land. Kak, the Copper Eskimo ... stefansson2.htm

Wenger Project Bibliography
In Vilhjálmur Stefánsson, My Life with the Eskimo. ...... 1924 My Life with the Eskimo. New York: Macmillan, pp. [v], vii-ix, xi, xii-xiii, 1-435; ... BiblioZ1.html

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Stefansson, Canadian-born of Icelandic parentage and the last of the dog-sled explorers, spent many years in the Arctic. His books aim to combat popular misconceptions about the Far North. They show that it is a good place for colonization, that human life can be supported there on a diet of seal alone, and that it has possibilities for commercial usefulness. Stefansson's "findings changed man's prevailing concepts. By "humanizing' the icy north, he became known as the man who robbed the Arctic Circle of all its terrors and most of its discomforts" (Boston Globe). As far back as 1915, he suggested the feat that the atom-powered Nautilus finally accomplished---submerging under the Arctic ice on the Pacific side and emerging, after two months, on the Atlantic side. The whole fascinating search for a northwest passage is told with scholarly authority in his Northwest to Fortune (1958). "Clearly and lovingly written, the book brings color and even warmth to regions which for so many of us have seemed wrapped in cold, fog, and ice" (Christian Science Monitor).

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