Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Best Books of the Year | December 10, 2014

    Mary Jo Schimelpfenig: IMG Best Fantasy/Sci-Fi of 2014



    Here are the books that knocked my socks off in 2014. All of them would make great gifts; each of them was truly something that evoked that... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$27.25
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
2 Remote Warehouse Outdoors- Canoeing Kayaking and Rafting

The Canoe: A Living Tradition

by

The Canoe: A Living Tradition Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Now in paperback: A comprehensive history of North American canoe traditions. Includes contributions from eleven experts, photographs, maps and step-by-step photographs showing the building process.

Synopsis:

The canoe was essential to the early exploration of North America. Today, it is a vital link to the natural environment and vast wilderness, still widely used for recreation, transportation and sport.

The Canoe is the definitive history of the construction and use of the canoe, kayak, dugout and umiak in North America. The book covers the canoe's origins among Native peoples, its quick adoption by European settlers, its development from a working vessel to a recreational craft.

Rare archival images, maps, artwork and stunning photographs of vintage canoes are included. Produced with the support and collaboration of scholars and museums throughout the world, The Canoe also features: High-tech sport canoes and kayaks used in contemporary Olympic Games400 beautiful images of canoe craftsmanshipStep-by-step photos and explanations for building a traditional bark canoeProfile of the famous model-builder, Tappan AdneyDetailed maps, glossary, source list and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554070800
Editor:
Jennings, John
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Editor:
Jennings, John
Contribution by:
Arima, Eugene
Contribution by:
Bond, Hallie E.
Contribution by:
Brown, Steven C.
Contribution:
Arima, Eugene
Contribution:
Bond, Hallie E.
Contribution:
Brown, Steven C.
Author:
Arima, Eugene
Subject:
History
Subject:
Canoes and canoeing
Subject:
Canoeing
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Canada - General
Subject:
Canadian Canoe Museum
Subject:
Outdoors-Canoeing Kayaking and Rafting
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
271
Dimensions:
10.38x10.62x.85 in. 3.31 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. The Canoe: An Illustrated History New Hardcover $23.95
  2. The distant siren Used Trade Paper $3.50
  3. The Art of the Commonplace: The...
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  4. The Contrary Farmer (Real Goods... Used Trade Paper $11.00
  5. The Native American Sweat Lodge:... Used Trade Paper $8.00
  6. Living At Nature's Pace
    Used Trade Paper $13.00

Related Subjects

» History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
» History and Social Science » World History » Canada
» Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting
» Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General

The Canoe: A Living Tradition New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$27.25 In Stock
Product details 271 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781554070800 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The canoe was essential to the early exploration of North America. Today, it is a vital link to the natural environment and vast wilderness, still widely used for recreation, transportation and sport.

The Canoe is the definitive history of the construction and use of the canoe, kayak, dugout and umiak in North America. The book covers the canoe's origins among Native peoples, its quick adoption by European settlers, its development from a working vessel to a recreational craft.

Rare archival images, maps, artwork and stunning photographs of vintage canoes are included. Produced with the support and collaboration of scholars and museums throughout the world, The Canoe also features: High-tech sport canoes and kayaks used in contemporary Olympic Games400 beautiful images of canoe craftsmanshipStep-by-step photos and explanations for building a traditional bark canoeProfile of the famous model-builder, Tappan AdneyDetailed maps, glossary, source list and index.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.