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The Resource The fourth world : the heritage of the Arctic and its destruction, Sam Hall

The fourth world : the heritage of the Arctic and its destruction, Sam Hall

Label
The fourth world : the heritage of the Arctic and its destruction
Title
The fourth world
Title remainder
the heritage of the Arctic and its destruction
Statement of responsibility
Sam Hall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the negative impacts humans have had on the native population, wildlife, and ecology of the arctic. Evokes the lifestyle of the arctic peoples, describes the erosion of this culture under the impact of colonialism, and makes an indisputable case for a common collaboration to save the arctic from further despoilation
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hall, Sam
Dewey number
919.8
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G606
LC item number
.H35 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arctic regions
  • Pollution
  • Écologie humaine
  • Inuit
  • Régions arctiques
  • Pollution
  • Écologie humaine
  • Inuits
  • Geschichte
  • Kultur
  • Eskimo
Label
The fourth world : the heritage of the Arctic and its destruction, Sam Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Borzoi Book"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [234]-237
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
White desert -- Real people -- Hunters and game -- Courage and cannibals -- Egalitarian society -- Hunters' best friend -- Amulets and Angakoks -- Whalers and whisky -- Polar exploiters -- Trappers and traders -- Missionaries -- Into the space age -- Sami of Lapland -- Road to Nunavut -- Fighting back -- Wilderness polluted -- Black ice -- Untapped treasure -- Cold War games -- Arctic challenge
Control code
14967176
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 240 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394559421
Lccn
86046121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (WaOLN)979444
  • (OCoLC)14967176
Label
The fourth world : the heritage of the Arctic and its destruction, Sam Hall
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Borzoi Book"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [234]-237
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
White desert -- Real people -- Hunters and game -- Courage and cannibals -- Egalitarian society -- Hunters' best friend -- Amulets and Angakoks -- Whalers and whisky -- Polar exploiters -- Trappers and traders -- Missionaries -- Into the space age -- Sami of Lapland -- Road to Nunavut -- Fighting back -- Wilderness polluted -- Black ice -- Untapped treasure -- Cold War games -- Arctic challenge
Control code
14967176
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 240 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394559421
Lccn
86046121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (WaOLN)979444
  • (OCoLC)14967176

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