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by Paul Simpson-Housley


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  • Title The Arctic: Enigmas and Myths
  • Author Paul Simpson-Housley
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 144
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Dundurn Press, Toronto
  • Date 1996
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9781550022643 / 1550022644
  • Weight 0.53 lbs (0.24 kg)
  • Dewey Decimal Code 919.804

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Paul Simpson-Housley is the director of graduate geography and an associate professor at York University in Toronto. His books include Sacred Places and Profound Spaces: The Geographics of Judaism, Christianity and Islam and A Few Acres of Snow: Literary and Artistic Images of Canada.

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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1996. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 140 p. : maps ; 23 cm., biblio. "The Arctic: Enigmas and Myths seeks to provide illustrations of Arctic mysteries and fictions which often occur as a result of misconceptions of Arctic geography.".
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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1996. 144 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w maps. "(S)eeks to provide illustrations of Arctic mysteries and fictions which often occur as a result of misconceptions of Arctic geography. The chapters are extremely varied in subject matter, and conclusions are in the domain of speculation. The book begins with very early examples of northern travels starting with the probable adventures of Pytheas the Greek, Brendan the Irish monk and the four medieval odysseys of Adam of Bremen, Nicolas of Lynn, Prince Henry Sinclair and Zeno of Venice. The next chapter addresses misconceptions of polar environments, especially illusory land and visualization of mermaids and mermen. In addition, the book deals with polar myths such as the open polar sea which existed only in people's minds, but nevertheless had great influence on navigation and exploration. No account of polar enigmas would be complete without reference to the Franklin expedition, the possible fate of his lost ships and the… Read More
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