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In the empire of ice : encounters in a changing landscape

Author: Gretel Ehrlich
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the peoples of the high Arctic, their traditions, and the changes they face in the modern world and from global warming, in a book that looks at languages, hunting traditions, and religious practices.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gretel Ehrlich
ISBN: 9781426205743 1426205740
OCLC Number: 429022343
Description: 319 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: The ice never sleeps : the Bering Strait, Alaska --
Living with reindeer : the Komi of northwestern Russia --
In a dark land : Nunavut, Arctic Canada --
The end of ice : Greenland.
Other Titles: Empire of ice
Responsibility: Gretel Ehrlich.

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