Land of the Midnight Sun

Land of the Midnight Sun


  • Author : Kenneth Coates
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0773527575


Land of the Midnight Sun Book Description :

While the Klondike Gold Rush is one of the most widely known events in Canadian history, particularly outside Canada, the rest of the Yukon's long and diverse history attracts little attention. Important developments such as Herschel Island whaling, pre-1900 fur trading, the post-World War II resource boom, a lengthy struggle for responsible government, and the emergence of Aboriginal political protest remain poorly understood. Placing well-known historical episodes within the broader sweep of the past, Land of the Midnight Sun gives particular emphasis to the role of First Nations people and the lengthy struggle of Yukoners to find their place within Confederation. This broader story incorporates the introduction of mammoth dredges that scoured the ...

Land of the Midnight Sun
Score: 3.5
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Land of the Midnight Sun


  • Author : Alexander Armstrong
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2015-10-08
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473526389


Land of the Midnight Sun Book Description :

In an adventure of a lifetime, Alexander Armstrong wraps up warm and heads ever north to explore the hostile Arctic winter – the glittering landscape of Scandinavia, the isolated islands of Iceland and Greenland, and the final frontier of Canada and Alaska. Along the way he learns from the Marines how to survive sub-zero temperatures by eating for England, takes a white-knuckle drive along a treacherous 800-mile road that's a river in summer and, with great reluctance, strips off for a dip in the freezing Arctic waters - and that’s all before wrestling Viking-style with a sporting legend called Eva as part of an Icelandic winter festival. Sharing the wonder of the Arctic in his inimitable style, Land of the Midnight Sun is a brilliantly entertain...

The Land of the Midnight Sun

The Land of the Midnight Sun


  • Author : William Canfield Emerson
  • Publisher : Philadelphia : Dorrance
  • Release Date : 1956
  • Genre: Alaska
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105041570206


The Land of the Midnight Sun Book Description :

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Erling

Erling


  • Author : Ola Johann Særvold
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1898
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433082467642


Erling Book Description :

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Sweden

Sweden


  • Author : Brian Williams
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Sweden
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8872800447


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Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist
Score: 4.5
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Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist


  • Author : Liz Kessler
  • Publisher : Orion Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2010-01-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444001389


Emily Windsnap and the Castle in the Mist Book Description :

The magic ring that Emily Windsnap - half mermaid, half ordinary girl - finds buried in the sand belongs to Neptune, and he wants it back. But the ring, once on, won't come off, and an angry Neptune sends Emily's boat spinning away across the sea. When it comes to rest, she and her best friend, Shona, can see a mysterious castle shimmering in the mist on the horizon... Another magical adventure full of fun and friendship!...