Explorers and Natives in the Polar North
By (author) Jean Malaurie
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Ultima Thule by Jean Malaurie
Book DescriptionUltima Thule is the terrible and yet fantastic story of European and American exploration in the polar north. Based on excerpts from the explorers' logs counterbalanced by Inuit testimony, it brings to life both sides of the clash that arose when white men arrived in the Far North, dreaming of conquest and believing that they brought with them a civilization superior to that of the indigenous peoples they found. Today, the outlook for the Inuit and the polar environment is bleak: the people and their landscape are in danger of disappearing for good. But according to Jean Malaurie, the situation is not altogether without hope. Heavily illustrated with period photographs, engravings, artifacts, and drawings, the book gives the readers the impression of having an entire museum of North Pole history in their hands.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393051506
(348mm x 252mm x 35mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jean Malaurie
Jean Malaurie, an Arctic explorer since the age of twenty-six, spent a year sharing the daily life of the Inuit in 1950. Today he lives in Paris and is the author of several books on the polar regions.
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