White Eskimo

White Eskimo

Knud Rasmussen's Fearless Journey Into the Heart of the Arctic

Book - 2015
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"While Amundsen, Franklin, and Peary were first to explore the furthest geographical reaches of the Polar North, Knud Rasmussen was the first to explore its culture and its soul. Part Danish, part Inuit, the famed explorer anthropologist made an epic three year journey by dog sled from Greenland to Alaska recording not only the landscapes but also the songs and stories of the Eskimo people. In the ranks of the great explorer/writers who opened hitherto impenetrable cultures to the West...Rasmussen stars not only for his physical courage and ability to assimilate into the life of indigenous peoples, but also for the beauty of his writing."--
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780306822827
0306822822
Branch Call Number: B R1845B 2015
Characteristics: xxv, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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Nov 22, 2017

This story sounded interesting at first, but I quickly got bored so I decided to switch to other material.

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