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Arctic Sky (The)

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An exploration of the arctic sky — its constellations, legends and mythology, the sun, moon, planets, and 'shooting stars, ' as well as atmospheric phenomena such as aurora borealis. Combining interviews with the Inuit elders and the historical records of arctic explorers and other keen observers, The Arctic Sky is a guided tour of the arctic universe.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-309) and index.

Table of Contents

The Artic sky — The universe — Stars, constellations, and planets — Sun, moon, and eclipses — The atmosphere — Navigation — Time — Igloolik legends — Inuktitut transcriptions — Selected legends.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780888544278
Other:
MacDonald, John
Publisher:
Royal Ontario Museum
Author:
MacDonald, John
Location:
Toronto, Ont,
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Inuit
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Astronomie
Subject:
Inuit -- Folklore.
Subject:
Inuit mythology.
Subject:
Astronomy -- Arctic regions -- Folklore.
Subject:
Mythologie inuit
Subject:
Inuit astronomy
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Tales -- Arctic regions.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
[6]
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.02x8.02x.99 in. 1.96 lbs.

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