Publisher: University of Calgary Press (September 30, 1996)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.2 MB
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In Lobsticks and Stone Cairns, over 100 Arctic tales are instructed approximately adventurers, army officials, authors, publications, cultural heroes, police, investors, or even the occasional charlatan. whereas many of the biographies within the ebook are of individuals nonetheless lively within the North, others inform tales from way back to the 16th century. the themes of the sketches are Inuit, eu, American, Indian, and Canadian women and men. The exploits mentioned during this generously illustrated booklet deliver northern heritage and geography to existence. every one profile is followed by means of a quick bibliography. Lobsticks are timber which are used as markers. Above the tree-line, stone cairns are utilized in their position. it really is was hoping that those biographies of "human" landmarks can help you discover your manner round within the North and convey the Arctic somewhat toward domestic.