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The Arctic A History


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By Richard Vaughan

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Published by Alan Sutton Publishing, Gloucestershire, 1994, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.    A well researched history of the lands and seas lying north of the Arctic Circle and including all the truly Arctic countries.  The book covers the explorers and colonists, the search for the North-West or North-East trade passage, the indigenous peoples, the history of whaling, the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Arctic’s natural resources, and scientific research in the 20th Century. Well illustrated with contemporary illustrations, photographs and maps.

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Weight1.1 kg