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Author Dick, Lyle.

Title Muskox land : Ellesmere Island in the age of contact / Lyle Dick
Published Calgary, Alta. : University of Calgary Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 615 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Parks and heritage series, 1494-0426 ; 5
Parks and heritage series ; 5. 1494-0426
Contents Geography and climatic history of Ellesmere Island -- High Arctic exosystems and human history -- Inughuit culture in the High Arctic, 1800-1900 -- The Inuit on Ellesmere island and exchanges with the Inughuit in the Ninteenth Century -- European Cultures in the High Arctic, 1818-1940 -- Early exploration of the High Arctic by Europeans, 1818-1890 -- "Mine at Last": Robert e. Peary's Polar expeditions, 1890-1909 -- Assertion of Canadian Sovereignty over the High Arctic, 1895-1940 -- Adventurers, big-Game hunters, and scientists on Ellesmere Island, 1934-40 -- Matieral and technological adaptations of the contact era -- Intercultural relations in the contact era -- Cultural contact and High Arctic ecology, 1818-1940 -- Circumstance: relocations of the Inuit to the High Arctic, 1951-2000 -- Change: adaptation to new natural and cultural environments, 1951-2000 -- Continuity reasserted: Inuit, the seasons, and the land, 1951-2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Acculturation -- Nunavut -- Ellesmere Island -- History.
Inuit -- Nunavut -- Ellesmere Island -- History.
Ellesmere Island (Nunavut) -- Discovery and exploration.
Ellesmere Island (Nunavut) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1552384128 (electronic bk.)
9781552384121 (electronic bk.)