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Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic

Richard J. Diubaldo

Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada, Northern,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962,
    • Explorers -- Canada -- Biography,
    • Canada, Northern -- Discovery and exploration

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard J. Diubaldo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1090.5 .D58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 274 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4476453M
      ISBN 100773503242
      LC Control Number79304078

      Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Icelandic: Vilhjálmur Stefánsson) (November 3, – August 26, ) was a Canadian Arctic explorer and ethnologist. Contents 1 Early life. Northwest to Fortune: The Search of Western Man for a Commercially Practical Route to the Far East by Stefansson, Vihjalmur, Stefansson, Vilhjalmur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at dixsept.club


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Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic by Richard J. Diubaldo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Icelandic: Vilhjálmur Stefánsson) (November 3, – August 26, ) was an Icelandic American Arctic explorer and dixsept.club was born in. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canadian-born American explorer and ethnologist who spent five consecutive record-making years exploring vast areas of the Canadian Arctic after adapting himself to the Inuit (Eskimo) way of life.

Of Icelandic descent, Stefansson lived for a year among the Inuit in – Get this from a library. Stefansson and the Canadian arctic. [Richard Diubaldo] -- "Was Vilhjalmur Stefansson a prophet or a profiteer, a victim or a villain.

Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic reveals the truth about this fascinating and complex Northern pioneer." "Vilhjalmur. Get this from a library.

Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic. [Richard J Diubaldo] -- Examines Stefansson's career in the Canadian arctic to determine the cause of his later unpopularity. Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic [Richard J. Diubaldo] on dixsept.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stefansson's contributions to arctic exploration are immense.

He discovered some of the world's last major land masses in the Arctic and his hydrographic soundings outlined. Vilhjalmur Stefansson Vilhjalmur Stefansson (November 3, August 26, ), an anthropologist, explorer, book collector, and writer, was an authority on polar regions.

At one time a student for the Unitarian ministry, he spent his life as an evangelist for the North. The Canadian Arctic Expedition – was a scientific expedition in the Arctic Circle organized and led by Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

The expedition was originally to be sponsored by the (US) National Geographic Society and the American Museum of Natural dixsept.club took over the sponsorship because of the potential for discovery of new land and Stefansson, who though born in Canada was.

Book Description: Stefansson's contributions to arctic exploration are immense. He discovered some of the world's last major land masses in the Arctic and his hydrographic soundings outlined, for the first time, the continental shelf from Alaska to Prince Patrick Island and revealed the submarine mountains and valleys beneath the Beaufort Sea.

"A lucid and convincing analysis of the origins of Stefansson's attitudes and ideas, and a superb account of the outfitting and financing of one segment of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of and the political infighting and public relations surrounding it." Carl Berger, The Writing of Canadian History "An important book.".

Book Language. English; Amazon Global Store. Stefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, A Story of Exploration, Science and Sovereignty (Mercury Series ()) Vilhjalmur Stefansson,Canadian Arctic Explorer,William Stephenson.

$ $ FREE Shipping. Only 8 left in stock - order soon. Stefansson’s knowledge of the Canadian Arctic led him to predict that the area would become economically important. In World War II he was an adviser to the U. government, surveyed defense conditions in Alaska, and prepared reports and manuals for the armed forces.

From he was Arctic consultant at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New. Book of Ecclesiastes, "Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works" That personal outlook lies at the very crux of Stefansson and the Canadian Arctic. It accounts for Stefansson's virtuoso successes as an explorer, as the exponent of living off.

Jun 13,  · A comprehensive account of the story of this expedition can be found in the book by Stuart Jenness, Stefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, A Story of Exploration, Science and Sovereignty, published in Please note that the majority of the documents are available in English only.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson ( – ) was a Canadian Arctic explorer and ethnologist. Stefansson's splendid volume is a mine of interesting observation for different branches of science.

It is a fascinating book of description and adventure that has been written by the famous traveler and explorer, who has passed years of his life within the 1/5(1). Apr 19,  · Stefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, A Story of Exploration, Science and Sovereignty by Stuart E.

Jenness Impressive in its scope and scholarship, this book. Book Description: The first comprehensive account of one of the great sagas of Arctic exploration and discovery, the Canadian Arctic Expedition of –, led by the ethnologist/explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson and the zoologist Dr.

Rudolph M. Anderson. Stefansson spent much of his adult life in the Canadian Arctic at a time before it was motorized. He brings that experience and a pragmatic point of view to a set of problems that were unsolved at the time of writing and sheds light on them/5.

"A lucid and convincing analysis of the origins of Stefansson's attitudes and ideas, and a superb account of the outfitting and financing of one segment of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of and the political infighting and public relations surrounding it." Carl Berger, The Writing of Canadian History.

William Hunt's book is a detailed account of the life and career of this controversial man. Basedlargelyon the Stefansson collection at Dartmouth College, it iswellwrittenandhandsomely produced, andaddssome hitherto unpublished information onStefansson's latercareer.

Forthegeneral public it isauseful dixsept.club by: 1. "My Life with the Eskimo" is the enthralling story of Stefansson’s Arctic journey over one thousand miles of ice, and his discovery of the new race, the blonde Eskimo.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson ( – ) was a Canadian Arctic explorer and dixsept.club: Vilhjálmur Stefánsson. Canadian Arctic Expedition (unnumbered) The Karluk survivors on Wrangle Island, Jan.

- Sept. Most of these photographs appear in Stefansson's book, The Adventure of Wrangel Island. (7 of 17 views) [The flag at half mast by the grave. Thesis Topics: Ready-Made. SCIENTISTS AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ON NINETEENTH- AND EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY ARCTIC EXPEDITIONS BARBARA DEFELICE.

THE COLLECTION of monographs, periodicals and manuscripts in the Dartmouth College Library pertaining to Arctic exploration provides a rich source of material for the investigation of several questions in the. InStefansson returned to the Arctic as leader of the Canadian Arctic Expedition.

While the northern party of this expedition under his command traveled over the ice of the Beaufort Sea. Documentation from these explorations including diaries, notes, scientific experiments, letters, and photographs [see finding aid for the Stefansson Papers].

The Stefansson collection of photographs consists of over 1, black and white images primarily from the Canadian Arctic Expedition (). Books by Vilhjálmur Stefánsson. The Stefansson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum by.

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson. Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition,Vol. 3: Insects by. Vilhjálmur Stefánsson. avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions. Vilhjalmur Stefansson (November 3, - August 26, ) was a Canadian Arctic explorer and ethnologist.

He was born at Gimli, Manitoba, Canada, of Icelandic descent. He was educated in the universities of North Dakota and of Iowa.

He studied anthropology at the graduate school of Harvard University, and for two years was an instructor dixsept.club Rating: % positive. May 01,  · Illustrated. Between andanthropologist and explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson went on three long expeditions to the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic.

For supplies he relied heavily on local resources, and he adopted the Eskimo way of living, thus successfully demonstrating his theory that the rigors of existence in the Arctic are much reduced by the use of such techniques. dixsept.club University ofToronto Stefansson andtheCanadian dixsept.clubD J.

DIUBALDO. Montreal, McGillQueen 's University Press, dixsept.club,e74,illus.$ This is in no way a full narrativeof Vilhjalmur Stefansson's deedsas an explorerof theCanadian dixsept.clubpects of hisachievement whichthe titleleads oneto expectarein factmissing. Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Ice Master: The Doomed Voyage book by Jennifer Niven.

Eighty-five years after a famous but ill-equipped Canadian Arctic expedition of had sacrificed 16 lives, some artifacts appeared on an Internet auction site.

Free shipping over $Cited by: 7. May 15,  · In Harold Noice published an account of his adventures with the Canadian Arctic Expedition, titled With Stefansson in the Arctic. In his book, Noice told of an Inupiat guide for Vilhjalmer Stefannsson’s expeditions named Emiu, who was also known as “Split-the-Wind” due to.

THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE KARLUK FLAGSHIP OF VILHJALMAR STEPHANSSON’S CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION OF – As related by her master, Robert A.

Bartlett, and here set down by Ralph T. Hale by Bartlett, Robert A. and Hale, Ralph T. Small, Maynard and Company, Edition Unstated.

None. Reading Copy. Amateur photocopy of the original book, ring bound. Aug 28,  · Stefansson was a famed explorer and proponent of Inuit foodways. Library of Congress/ InVilhjalmur Stefansson was already world-famous.

A Canadian anthropologist and consummate Author: Anne Ewbank. Stefansson organized and directed the Canadian Arctic Expedition – to explore the regions west of Parry Archipelago for the Government of dixsept.club ships, the Karluk, the Mary Sachs, and the Alaska were employed.

Stefansson left the main ship, the Karluk, when it became stuck in the ice in August/September Stefansson's explanation was that he and five other expedition.

Born in Manitoba of Icelandic parents, Vilhjalmur Stefansson () became one of Canada’s most famous and controversial Arctic explorers. After graduate studies in anthropology at Harvard University, Stefansson lived with and studied Inuit in the Mackenzie River Delta in the Northwest Territories in the winter of Price: $ Wilkins was originally seconded to Stefansson's Arctic Expedition for a year as its official photographer but circumstances forced him to stay in the Arctic for three years.

He spent much of those extra two years in discussion with Stefansson, becoming his life-long friend. "The Making of an Explorer" describes Wilkins' successful expedition to Banks Island in in search of Stefansson and. Photo, Print, Drawing Dog sleds of the Stefansson-Anderson Canadian-Arctic expedition.

Built in Nome, Alaska, Product Information. Vilhjalmur Stefansson has long been known for his groundbreaking work as an anthropologist and expert on Arctic peoples. His three expeditions to the Canadian Arctic in the early s, as well as his groundbreaking work in northern anthropology, helped create his public image as a heroic, Hemingway-esque figure in the annals of twentieth-century exploration.

Nov 30,  · Wilkins' photos, which he managed to salvage during an extended time on the ice, over the ice, and on Wrangel Island, after the Karluk was crushed by ice, help to illustrate the hardships of that journey, along with the excellent book written by Captain Bob Bartlet, "The Last Voyage of the Karluk, Flagship of Vilhjalmar Stefansson's Canadian Author: Richard Purinton.

By Stuart E. Jenness. This book presents the first comprehensive account of one of the great sagas of Arctic exploration and discovery, the Canadian Arctic Expedition of –, led by the ethnologist/explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson and the zoologist Dr.

Rudolph M. Anderson. "Pechuck" Lorne Knight's Adventures in the Arctic. New York: Dodd, Mead. NOICE, H. With Stefansson in the Arctic. New York: Dodd Mead. STEFANSSON, V. The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions.

New York: Macmillan. Southern Party ANDERSON, Rudolph Martin. Canadian Arctic Expedition of. A prolific writer, Stefansson published his most famous book, The Friendly Arctic, inin which he said it was easy to survive in the Arctic. The book was attacked by expedition survivors as a distorted and libellous account of the journey.

InStefansson organized another expedition, an attempt to colonize Wrangel Island.“The Friendly Arctic may well be called the pivotal book in Stefansson’s long and often controversial career as anthropologist, explorer, author and editor His Canadian Arctic Expedition of gave him an opportunity to live as an Inuit, participate in their family life and customs, learn their language and methods of hunting, and.The book, itself, is very well designed for easy reading, and the text accompanied by a number of period photographs.

Highly Recommended. Alexander Gregor is a retired professor of educational history and author of Vilhjalmur Stefansson and the Arctic (Book Society of Canada, ).