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Author Gad, Finn, author

Title The history of Greenland. I, Earliest times to 1700 / by Finn Gad ; translated by Ernst Dupont
Published Montreal [Québec] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1971-1982
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Description 1 online resource (3 volumes) : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
Contents Volume 1: Preface -- Introduction -- The first settlers -- The Norse settlers -- The neo-Eskimos in Greenland -- The Norse settlers from 1100 to 1400 -- The fifteenth century -- The sixteenth century -- Europe and Greenland 1600-1670 -- The West Greenland Eskimo culture after 1650 -- European activity 1670-1700 -- Notes and references -- List of literature -- Glossary -- Index
Volume 2: Preface -- Plans, projects and navigation of the Davis Strait 1700-1720 -- Advancement of holy work November 1720 to July 1722 -- The Bergen Company and the mission 1722-1724 -- The Bergen Company: its hopes and decline 1724-1726 -- The mission in Greenland 1724-1727 -- 1727 audit and commission -- The royal Greenland dessein 1727-1728 -- Continuation of the dessein 1729-1730 -- The years of crisis 1730- -1733 -- Hans Egede's last years in Greenland 1733-1736 -- Dutch activity 1734-1750 -- Jacob Sewerin's trading company 1734-1745 -- Jacob Sewerin retires 1745-1749 -- The mission: its background and principles 1733-1750 -- The mission in Greenland 1733-1750 -- Trading company: expansion and endeavour 1750-1774 -- Trade in Greenland 1750-1774 -- The mission 1750-1782 -- The mission and cultural changes 1750-1782 -- Marriage, inheritance and welfare 1750-1782 -- The royal Greenland trade and fishery 1774-1781 -- The royal trade in Greenland 1774-1781 -- Setting up and new plans 1778-1782 -- Note on the source material -- Glossary -- Index
Volume 3: Preface -- I. 1782 -- II. The Order of 1782 -- III. The Royal Greenland Trade and Whaling -- IV. The Commission of 1788 -- V. Demography -- VI. Social Conditions -- VII. Occupational Development -- VIII. Whaling after 1788 -- IX. The Trade -- X. The Mission, Science, and Other Aspects of Culture -- XI. Thwarted Reforms -- Notes and References -- Notes on the Source Material -- Glossary -- Indexes -- List of Illustrations and Graphs -- Detailed Contents
Notes Translation of: Grønlande historie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Greenland -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Dupont, Ernst, translator
ISBN 0773501193
0773501568
0773592857
0773592865
0773594434
8717050057 (print)
9780773501195 (print)
9780773501560 (print)
9780773592858 (electronic)
9780773592865 (electronic)
9780773594432 (electronic)
9788717050051 (print)
Other Titles Grønlands historie. English