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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.

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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
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
271
Dimensions:
10.38x10.62x.85 in. 3.31 lbs.

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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.

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