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Stefansson, ambassador of the North.

Donat Marc Le Bourdais

Stefansson, ambassador of the North.

by Donat Marc Le Bourdais

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Published by Harvest House in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAn Emulation book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG635.S7 L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5885099M
    LC Control Number63017243

    Based in Reykjavik, Iceland, Páll Stefánsson has been practicing photography for more than 35 years. In , he was hired as photographer for the magazine Iceland Review in Reykjavík, Iceland, and later moved on to also becoming picture editor and since , chief editor of the magazine Iceland Review/Atlantica, the largest magazine in English in Iceland. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson, Iceland’s Ambassador to India too liked the course. “In Iceland, we have 60 golf courses and golf is played for nine months in an year except for the winters. We play golf 24X7 as tourists come and play golf in midnight sun too. Here in India, weather is different and a challenge.

    1. Stefansson, Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions. New York: Macmillan Co., (cover) [GC2 S8 ] This iconic photograph of Stefansson, taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins on the Canadian Arctic Expedition (), was used as the frontispiece for Stefansson’s book, The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions. Here is the Far North, Evelyn Stefansson, Dust Jacket Only. Initials on the corner. Inv: OFFDJ2. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Richard North Patterson Books with Dust Jacket in English, North American Hardcover Books with Dust Jacket, Romance Books with Dust Jacket,Seller Rating: % positive.

    Vilhjalmur Stefansson papers; Papers, - ; Manuscripts, - ; Published books by Stefansson: "Northwest to Fortune": Final draft: Chapter 1 - The background; Chapter 2 - The search is motivated; Chapter 3 - The search begins: 19 42; Chapter 4 - The North Passage; Chapter 5 - The Northeast Passage, Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting.


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Stefansson, ambassador of the North by Donat Marc Le Bourdais Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Stefansson, ambassador Stefansson the North. [Donat Marc Le Bourdais] -- Vilhjalmur Stefansson (November 3, Aug ), an anthropologist, explorer, book collector, and writer, was an authority on polar regions.

At one time a student for the Unitarian ministry. Early life. Stefansson, born William Stephenson, was born at Arnes, Manitoba, Canada, in His parents had emigrated from Iceland to Manitoba two years earlier. After losing two children during a period of devastating flooding, the family moved to North Dakota in He was educated at the universities of North Dakota and of Iowa (A.B., ).During his college years, inhe changed Alma mater: of North Dakota and of Iowa (A.B., ).

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Vilhjalmur Stefansson (November 3, Aug ), an anthropologist, explorer, book collector, and writer, was an authority on polar regions.

At one time a student for the Unitarian ministry, he spent his life as an evangelist for the North. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings. See all 62 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Ambassador of the North. book New from Used from /5(14). LeBourdais, D.M. Stefansson.

Ambassador of the North. Montreal: Harvest House. Lopez, Barry Arctic Dreams: Imagination and desire in a northern landscape Toronto: Bantam Books. Mauss, Marcel []. Seasonal Variations of the Eskimo: A Study in Social Morphology. In collaboration with Henri Beuchat.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson, anthropologist, prolific author, dauntless explorer, courageous ambassador of Canada's north. In and again in Stefansson came out of the Arctic, after being considered dead, to find himself an international hero: interviewed, feted and famous on three continents.

Lebourdais, D.-M. Stefansson. Ambassador of the North. Harvest House, Montréal,pages, 1 carte hors texte. Stefansson, Vilhjalmur Writing on Ice: The Ethnographic Notebooks of Vilhjalmur Stefansson, edited and introduced by Gisli Palsson, Hanover, University Press of New England, p.

Un article de la revue Études/Inuit/Studies (Perspectives inuit et qallunaat: points de vue en interaction) diffusée par la plateforme Érudit.

The book, published inwas difficult to come by until former U.S. Ambassador Sam Heins talked to Google Norway about it, who arranged to have the book made available on Google Books.

Mission to the North, which shows the late s Norwegian-American relationship through the lense of a smart, year old suffragette socialite, is a. In the present book I have tried by means of diaries and memory to go back to the vivid impressions of my first year among the Eskimos for the story of what I saw and heard.

I have tried to tell th. Vilhjalmur Stefansson ( – ), of North Dakota, was an arctic explorer and ethnologist. Because of his studies of the Eskimos, his discoveries of land, the application of new ideas and new methods of exploration, Stefansson was considered the foremost polar explorer of his day, and one of the few great explorers of all time/5(4).

Stefansson soon became familiar with the Inuit language. He wrote 20 books and almost articles on Arctic topics. His book Hunters of the Great North, as well as a. An extremely detailed version of hunting in the north.

The techniques used by the Eskimo in hunting and trapping for survival are very well described and could be used in today's modern world. There is information in this book you would be hard pressed to find in a consolidated form anywhere s: Fatal north: adventure and survival aboard USS Polaris, the first U.S.

expedition to the North Pole / by Bruce Henderson. G H55 H46 Arctic odyssey: the diary of Diamond Jenness, ethnologist with the Canadian Arctic Expedition in Northern Alaska and Canada, / edited and annotated by Stuart E.

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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur Writing on Ice: The Ethnographic Notebooks of Vilhjalmur Stefansson, edited and introduced by Gisli Palsson, Hanover, University Press of New England, p.

An article from journal Études/Inuit/Studies (Perspectives inuit et qallunaat: points de vue en interaction), on Érudit. THE FRIENDLY ARCTIC, SIGNED BY STEFANSSON. STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur. The Friendly Arctic. New York: Macmillan, Thick octavo, original gilt-stamped blue cloth.

Early edition of this account of one of the last great North American expeditions, signed and dated by expedition leader Stefansson in the year of publication.

Stefansson, ambassador of the North by Donat Marc LeBourdais (Book) Stefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, a story of. Hunters of the Great North | Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Páll Stefánsson was born just south of the Arctic Circle, in the Öxarfjörður district of north Iceland, in He studied photography in Sweden in the last century,and is now a Sony Global Imaging Ambassador.

In this book, Stefansson tries by means of diaries and memories to tell the story of his first year among the Eskimos. Between andanthropologist and explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson went on three long expeditions to the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic.Hunters of the Great North.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Arcadia Press. 0. 0. 0. In the present book I have tried by means of diaries and memory to go back to the vivid impressions of my first year among the Eskimos for the story of what I saw and heard. I have tried to tell the story as I would have told it then, except that the mature knowledge of.Stefansson was once the managing director of Samherji's companies in Namibia, but he is now working with authorities in the country on a criminal investigation into what has been dubbed the.