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  • The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush
    199 kr

    The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush
    av Pierre Berton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786713172
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    In 1897 a grimy steamer docked in Seattle and set into epic motion the incredible succession of events that Pierre Berton's exhilarating The Klondike Fever chronicles in all its splendid and astonishing folly. For the steamer Portland bore two tons…

  • Harold Innis and the North
    1.047 kr

    Harold Innis and the North
    av William J. Buxton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773541641
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    Harold Innis is widely understood as the proponent of the "Laurentian school" of historiography, which mapped Canadian development along an East-West axis. Harold Innis and the North turns the axis North-South by examining Innis's intense and abidin…

  • Harold Innis and the North
    313 kr

    Harold Innis and the North
    av William J. Buxton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773541672
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    Harold Innis is widely understood as the proponent of the "Laurentian school" of historiography, which mapped Canadian development along an East-West axis. Harold Innis and the North turns the axis North-South by examining Innis's intense and abidin…

  • Alaska-Klondike Diary of Elizabeth Robins, 1900
    247 kr

    Alaska-Klondike Diary of Elizabeth Robins, 1900

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912006994
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  • The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899
    152 kr

    The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899
    av Graham B. Wilson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780968195505
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  • Land of the Midnight Sun
    285 kr

    Land of the Midnight Sun
    av Ken Coates

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773527577
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    While the Klondike Gold Rush is one of the most widely known events in Canadian history, particularly outside Canada, the rest of the Yukon's long and diverse history attracts little attention. Important developments such as Herschel Island whaling,…

  • The Nature of Gold
    913 kr

    The Nature of Gold
    av Kathryn Morse

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295983295
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    In 1896, a small group of prospectors discovered a stunningly rich pocket of gold at the confluence of the Klondike and Yukon rivers, and in the following two years thousands of individuals traveled to the area, hoping to find wealth in a rugged and…

  • The Nature of Gold
    251 kr

    The Nature of Gold
    av Kathryn Morse

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295983301
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    In 1896, a small group of prospectors discovered a stunningly rich pocket of gold at the confluence of the Klondike and Yukon rivers, and in the following two years thousands of individuals traveled to the area, hoping to find wealth in a rugged and…

  • The Good Life Gets Better
    127 kr

    The Good Life Gets Better
    av Dorian Amos

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903070482
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    The sequel to the bestselling book about leaving the UK for a new life in the Yukon, Dorian and his growing family get gold fever, start to stake land claims and prospect for gold. Follow them along the learning curve about where to look for gold an…

  • Northern Kids
    160 kr

    Northern Kids
    av Linda Goyette

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897142493
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    Children and teenagers experience Canada's North in a way that adults do not. They have shaped its history, and yet how often are they asked to tell its story? Northern Kids is a collection of tales about the unforgettable young people of the Yukon,…

  • Sailor in Snowshoes
    222 kr

    Sailor in Snowshoes
    av Dick North

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781550173840
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    In 1897, a 21-year-old unemployed Californian named Jack London borrowed funds so he could make his fortune in the Klondike. His life prior to the gold rush had been a story of toil and lean days. He knew how to pitch a tent, start a fire with minim…

  • The Klondike Stampede
    362 kr

    The Klondike Stampede
    av Tappan Adney

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774804905
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    This classic in Yukon gold rush literature was originally published in 1900 and has long been out of print. Tappan Adney, a New York journalist, was dispatched to the Yukon in 1897, at the height of the gold fever, to "furnish news and pictures of t…

  • Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage
    260 kr

    Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage
    av Brian Castner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385541626
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    In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retrace…

  • Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage
    281 kr

    Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage
    av Brian Castner

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525595373
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    In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retrace…

  • In Order to Live Untroubled
    451 kr

    In Order to Live Untroubled
    av Renee Fossett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887556470
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    Despite the long human history of the Canadian central arctic, there is still little historical writing on the Inuit peoples of this vast region. Although archaeologists and anthropologists have studied ancient and contemporary Inuit societies, the…

  • Like the Sound of a Drum
    301 kr

    Like the Sound of a Drum
    av Peter Kulchyski

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887556869
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    Part ethnography, part narrative, Like the Sound of a Drum is evocative, confrontational, and poetic. For many years, Peter Kulchyski has travelled to the north, where he has sat in on community meetings, interviewed elders and Aboriginal politician…

  • Gamblers and Dreamers
    432 kr

    Gamblers and Dreamers
    av Charlene Porsild

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774806510
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    The popular image of the Klondike is of a rush of white, maleadventurers who overcame great physical and geographical obstacles intheir quest for gold. Young, white, single American men carried forwardthe ideals and structures of the western frontie…

  • Gamblers and Dreamers
    745 kr

    Gamblers and Dreamers
    av Charlene Porsild

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774806503
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    The popular image of the Klondike is of a rush of white, maleadventurers who overcame great physical and geographical obstacles intheir quest for gold. Young, white, single American men carried forwardthe ideals and structures of the western frontie…

  • Battling the Bay
    139 kr

    Battling the Bay
    av Jordan Zinovich

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780919433960
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    History comes alive in the gripping biography of fur trader Ed Nagle. Jordan Zinovich has unearthed a fascinating, unsung Canadian hero.

  • Northern Visions
    238 kr

    Northern Visions

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551114019
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    Outstanding Academic Title, 2002 - Choice Canadian nationalists in the 19th century argued that the North, with its extremes of winter, distance and isolation defined the country's essential character and gave its population the resolve and determin…

  • The Klondike Stampede
    510 kr

    The Klondike Stampede

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786496518
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    What was life like during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898-1899? Life was harsh, dangerous, hard. And for the Stampeders, those who participated in the Klondike Stampede, life was a grand adventure. Few got rich, but those who survived their Yukon exp…

  • You Will Wear a White Shirt
    297 kr

    You Will Wear a White Shirt
    av Nick Sibbeston

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771620550
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    Growing up in a remote Northern community, Nick Sibbeston had little reason to believe he would one day fulfill his mother's ambition of holding a career where he would "wear a white shirt." Torn away from his family and placed in residential school…

  • Northern Exposures
    745 kr

    Northern Exposures
    av Peter Geller

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774809276
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    To many, the North is a familiar but inaccessible place. Yet images of the region are within easy reach, in magazine racks, on our coffee tables, and on television, computer, and movie screens. In Northern Exposures, Peter Geller uncovers the histor…

  • Staking Her Claim
    341 kr

    Staking Her Claim
    av Melanie J. Mayer

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804010221
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    If Horatio Alger had imagined a female heroine in the same mold as one of the young male heroes in his rags-to-riches stories, she would have looked like Belinda Mulrooney. Smart, ambitious, competitive, and courageous, Belinda Mulrooney was destine…

  • Staking Her Claim
    701 kr

    Staking Her Claim
    av Melanie J. Mayer

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804010214
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    If Horatio Alger had imagined a female heroine in the same mold as one of the young male heroes in his rags-to-riches stories, she would have looked like Belinda Mulrooney. Smart, ambitious, competitive, and courageous, Belinda Mulrooney was destine…

  • Yukon
    232 kr

    Yukon
    av Joann Robertson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781926991092
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    Joann Robertson's grandfather moved to the Yukon in 1897 to make his fortune. He did not succeed, but loved the North and decided to settle there. Leaving their eldest two children in London, his wife joined him in 1899. They had six more children b…

  • The People of Denendeh
    503 kr

    The People of Denendeh
    av June Helm

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877457350
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    A collection of essays about the Athapaskan-speaking Indians of Canada's western subarctic. Topics include: an overview of the social organization of hunter-gatherer peoples, daily life in the middle of the 20th century, and the earliest contacts wi…

  • Muskox Land
    480 kr

    Muskox Land
    av Lyle Dick

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781552380505
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    Critical forces of culture and nature collide in this comprehensive history of Ellesmere Island in the age of contact. Surveying the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Lyle Dick presents an impressive treatment of European-Inuit contact in th…

  • Come and Learn with Me
    165 kr

    Come and Learn with Me
    av Sheyenne Jumbo, Mindy Willett

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897252574
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    2010 OLA Best Bets - Junior Non Fiction p> Canadian Best Bets list - Junior Non-fiction, 2011 Resource Links Best Books 2010 - Non-Fiction K - Grade 6 First Nations Communities Read selection, 2009 2011 Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable…

  • Eldorado!
    654 kr

    Eldorado!

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803210998
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    When gold was discovered in the far northern regions of Alaska and the Yukon in the late nineteenth century, thousands of individuals headed north to strike it rich. This massive movement required a vast network of supplies and services and brought…

  • Land Of The Midnight Sun
    353 kr

    Land Of The Midnight Sun
    av Kenneth Coates, William R. Morrison, Kenneth Coates

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295984759
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    This completely revised edition of Land of the Midnight Sun, first published in 1988, is a comprehensive overview of Yukon history. This book places the Klondike Gold Rush within the broader sweep of the past, giving particular emphasis to the role…

  • Working North
    180 kr

    Working North
    av Rick Ranson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781896300733
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    Ranson skillfully recreates his northern experience in strong, crisp stories that are humorous, quirky, and unique. Working North makes it clear why Ranson was moved to "pity the southerner who has never seen an arctic sun skipping a…

  • The Igloo
    132 kr

    The Igloo
    av Charlotte Yue

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780395629864
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  • Yukon
    225 kr

    Yukon
    av Richard Hartmier

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781550173314
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    Photographer Richard Hartmier spent years travelling throughout the territory in all seasons to take photographs of landscapes, people and wildlife. The result is a spectacular collection of rare and familiar photographs, including caribou in the hi…

  • Ramshackle
    190 kr

    Ramshackle
    av Alison McCreesh

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781894994996
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    Over the past decade, the North, or at least the idea of it, has slowly made its way back to our consciousness, a notion that the North is synonymous with a lawless, rugged freedom. But at first glance Yellowknife, NWT is actually a somewhat disappo…

  • Klondike Women
    229 kr

    Klondike Women
    av Melanie J. Mayer

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804009270
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    Klondike Women is a compelling collection of historical photographs and first-hand accounts of the adventures, challenges, and disappointments of women on the trails to the Klondike gold fields. In the midst of a depression near the turn of the twen…

  • Klondike Women
    375 kr

    Klondike Women
    av Melanie J. Mayer

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804009263
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    Klondike Women is a compelling collection of historical photographs and first-hand accounts of the adventures, challenges, and disappointments of women on the trails to the Klondike gold fields. In the midst of a depression near the turn of the twen…

  • The Road to Nunavut
    319 kr

    The Road to Nunavut
    av R.Quinn Duffy

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773506190
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  • People of the Lakes
    400 kr

    People of the Lakes
    av Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645050
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    Many people have a mental picture of the Canadian north that juxtaposes beauty with harshness. For the Van Tat Gwich'in, the northern Yukon is home, with a living history passed on from elders to youth. This book consists of oral accounts that the E…

  • Long Term Adaptations Among Arctic Hunter-Gatherers
    455 kr

    Long Term Adaptations Among Arctic Hunter-Gatherers
    av George Sabo

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824061111

  • Canada's Changing North
    1.219 kr

    Canada's Changing North
    av William C. Wonders

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773525900
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    An overview of the physical and cultural nature of the Canadian North and the great changes that have occurred in recent decades.

  • Canada's Changing North
    346 kr

    Canada's Changing North
    av William C. Wonders

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773526402
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    An overview of the physical and cultural nature of the Canadian North and the great changes that have occurred in recent decades.

  • When Worlds Collide
    673 kr

    When Worlds Collide
    av T. Max Friesen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816502448
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    Interactions between societies are among the most powerful forces in human history. However, because they are difficult to reconstruct from archaeological data, they have often been overlooked and understudied by understudied by archaeologists. This…

  • A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North
    549 kr

    A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North
    av Gordon W. Smith

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781552387207
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    Gordon W. Smith, PhD, dedicated much of his life to researching Canada's sovereignty in the Arctic. His 1952 dissertation from Columbia University on "The Historical and Legal Background of Canada's Arctic Claims" remains a foundational work on the…

  • Rebel Women of the Gold Rush
    127 kr

    Rebel Women of the Gold Rush
    av Rich Mole

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781894974769
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    During the frenzied Klondike Gold Rush, many daring women ventured north to seek riches and adventure or to escape a troubled past. These unforgettable, strong-willed women defied the social conventions of the time and endured heartbreak and horrifi…

  • Best Left as Indians
    544 kr

    Best Left as Indians
    av Kenneth Coates

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773507807
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  • Where the Rivers Meet
    745 kr

    Where the Rivers Meet
    av Carly A. Dokis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774828451
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    This book will appeal to scholars and students of Indigenous studies, anthropology, natural resource management, and environmental history, as well as to anyone working in environmental management, resource extraction, or with Aboriginal people in t…

  • Gold Fever
    127 kr

    Gold Fever
    av Rich Mole

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781894974691
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    In 1897, at the height of the Klondike Gold Rush, tens of thousands of would-be prospectors flooded into the Yukon in search of instant wealth. This title presents an account of the gold rush from the earliest strikes to the climactic events of 1897…

  • People from Our Side
    1.219 kr

    People from Our Side
    av Peter Pitseolak

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773509962
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    The text of People from Our Side consists of Peter Pitseolak's manuscript -- originally written in syllabics -- and a narrative drawn from interviews conducted by Dorothy Eber with the help of young Inuit interpreters. Peter Pitseolak learned the sy…

  • Hills of Silver
    302 kr

    Hills of Silver
    av Aaro E. Aho

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781550173949
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    The Yukon is famous for its Klondike gold rush, but it was the site of another major mineral discovery in 1918 that touched off its own stampede of sourdoughs and eventually produced more paydirt than the Klondike. This was the fabulously rich Keno…

  • Enterprise North - Backdoor To The Yukon
    152 kr

    Enterprise North - Backdoor To The Yukon
    av Carl Lahser

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781418453893
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  • Captain Jack
    227 kr

    Captain Jack
    av James A McQuiston

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781432714581
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  • A History of the Original Peoples of Northern Canada
    400 kr

    A History of the Original Peoples of Northern Canada
    av Keith J. Crowe

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773508804
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    The success of this book over the years is due in large part to Crowe's approach. While the majority of works on Canadian history are essentially European in perspective, Crowe has endeavoured to interpret the history of the original peoples of nort…

  • In Order to Live Untroubled
    866 kr

    In Order to Live Untroubled
    av Renee Fossett

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887551710
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    Despite the long human history of the Canadian central arctic, there is still little historical writing on the Inuit peoples of this vast region. Although archaeologists and anthropologists have studied ancient and contemporary Inuit societies, the…

  • High Latitudes: The Incredible True Story of an Arctic Journey by Master Storyteller Farley Mowat (17 Million Books Sold)
    165 kr

    High Latitudes: The Incredible True Story of an Arctic Journey by Master Storyteller Farley Mowat (17 Million Books Sold)
    av Farley Mowat, Margaret Atwood

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616086022
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    Ideal for fans of Master a Million and Blue Latitudes Chronicles Mowat's hazardous 1966 journey across northern CanadaA must-have for wilderness loversFarley Mowat is a world-renowned author. More than 17 million of his books have sold, and the New…

  • People of the Deer
    119 kr

    People of the Deer
    av Farley Mowat

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786714780
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    In 1886, the Ihalmiut people of northern Canada numbered seven thousand; by 1946, when Farley Mowat began his two-year stay in the Arctic, the population had fallen to just forty. With them, he observed for the first time the phenomenon that would i…

  • Lock, Stock, and Icebergs
    1.099 kr

    Lock, Stock, and Icebergs
    av Adam Lajeunesse

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780774831086
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    This book will appeal to historians, political scientists, geographers, lawyers, government officials, and policy makers interested in the law of the sea, environmental security, the economic development of the North, Arctic navigation and shipping,…