WorldCat Identities

Woodman, David C. (David Charles) 1956-

Works: 3 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 2,366 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: G660, 917.1950410922
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David C Woodman
Strangers among us by David C Woodman( )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1868 American explorer Charles Francis Hall interviewed several Inuit hunters who spoke of strangers travelling through their land. Hall immediately assumed that the hunters were talking about survivors of the Franklin expedition and set off for the Melville Peninsula, the location of many of the sightings, to collect further evidence to support his theory. Hall's theory was roundly dismissed by historians of his day, who concluded that the Inuit had been referring to other white explorers, despite significant discrepancies between the Inuit evidence and the records of other expeditions. In Strangers Among Us Woodman re-examines the Inuit accounts in light of modern scholarship and concludes that Hall's initial conclusions are supported by Inuit remembrances, remembrances that do not correlate with the travels of other expeditions but are consistent with those of Franklin's
Unravelling the Franklin mystery Inuit testimony by David C Woodman( )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This examination of the accounts given by Inuit who met or saw survivors of the Franklin expedition concludes that most of the anecdotal evidence can be substantiated or adequately explained in relation to other evidence, and adds to understanding of the disappearance of the ships' crews
Unravelling the Franklin disaster : Inuit testimony by David C Woodman( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audience Level
Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.47 for Strangers ... to 0.92 for Unravellin ...)
Alternative Names
Woodman, Dave 1956-
Woodman, David 1956-
Woodman, David C.
Woodman, David Charles 1956-
Woodman, David Charles Peter
English (30)