5 edition of This distant and unsurveyed country found in the catalog.
Margaret Penny"s journal with commentary and explanatory passages by Ross. W. Gillies.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -249) and index.
|Statement||[Margaret Penny ; edited by] W. Gillies Ross.|
|Series||McGill-Queen"s native and northern series -- 15|
|Contributions||Ross, W. Gillies 1931-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xli, 258 p. :|
|Number of Pages||258|
|LC Control Number||97900595|
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FREE Shipping Due to Author: Gillies Ross. This Distant and Unsurveyed Country Book Description: Bringing together thirty years' work on arctic whaling, Ross's invaluable text supplements Margaret Penny's journal to present a complete picture not only of this particular expedition but of arctic whaling in general.
This Distant and Unsurveyed Country by Gillies Ross This Distant and Unsurveyed Country | In Margaret Penny set off from Aberdeen, Scotland, with her husband, Captain William Penny, on a wintering voyage aboard the whaler Lady Franklin to what is now the eastern Canadian Arctic.
Incorporating the journal she kept during the expedition with commentary by W. Gillies Ross, This Distant and Unsurveyed Country recreates nineteenth-century Baffin Island for the modern reader and provides a unique perspective on arctic whaling, the Canadian Arctic, and the interaction between Inuit and European culture at the time of the voyage.
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