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Ancient people of the Arctic

Author: Robert McGhee
Publisher: Vancouver, BC UBC Press [u.a.] 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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This work traces the lives of the Palaeo-Eskimos, the bold first explorers of the Arctic. Four thousand years ago, these people entered the far northern extremes of the North American continent,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McGhee
ISBN: 0774808543 9780774808545 0774805536 9780774805537
OCLC Number: 249059518
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV354310038
Description: XII, 244 S Ill., graph. Darst., Kt
Contents: 1 A People of the Imagination2 Eskimo History3 An Asiatic People in America4 The People of the Muskox Way5 The Great Exploration6 When the Climate Changes7 How an Arctic Culture Was Transformed8 The Dorset People9 Lost Visions10 Encounters and Isolation11 The End of the Dorset World
Responsibility: Robert McGhee

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Reconstructing their migration and their daily lives from perfectly preserved and house remains and artifacts, McGhee paints a fascinating portrait, enhancing it with dozens of maps, drawings, and Read more...

 
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