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The making of an explorer : George Hubert Wilkins and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1916

Author: Stuart E Jenness
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004.
Series: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Making of an Explorer reveals how George Hubert Wilkins' experiences with the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-16 helped a little-known Australian photographer develop into the world-famous polar explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins. Making extensive use of Wilkins' Arctic diary and other sources, both archival and published, Stuart Jenness provides new information about Wilkins, explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: George H Wilkins, Sir; George H Wilkins, Sir; George H Wilkins, Sir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart E Jenness
ISBN: 0773527982 9780773527980
OCLC Number: 54906933
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 418 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 38.
Responsibility: Stuart E. Jenness.

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