By: HC Petersen(Author), Marianne A Stenbaek(Editor), Ross A Virginia(Introduction By), Lene Kielsen Holm(Introduction By)
462 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables
Language: Bilingual in English and Greenlandic
Spanning a 60-year period, Petersen, a native Greenlander, has systematically studied climate, settlement and natural life in his native land. Available for the first time in English, this collection is of particular significance in a world where global climate change and its impact on communities, flora, and fauna is changing the way we govern our lives.
Presented in both contemporary and historical perspectives, Petersen's interviews of residents shed further light on what is referred to as 'traditional knowledge' and regarded by Greenlanders as most pertinent to their own lives. Included here are illustrations and photographs from Petersen's extensive collection. Reliable first hand accounts of these subjects in the arctic, over an extended time span, are rare.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
H.C. Petersen is a distinguished researcher and educator currently living in Denmark. His works have been published in over 30 volumes.
Your orders support book donation projects
The efficiency of supply, favourable pricing, and the friendly personal service we receive, makes dealing with NHBS a real pleasure
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985