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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-1962

Overview
Works: 800 works in 1,851 publications in 3 languages and 23,540 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Autobiographies  Travel writing  Handbooks and manuals  Outlines and syllabi 
Subject Headings: Explorers 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Compiler, Cartographer, Former owner
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Great adventures and explorations from the earliest times to the present, as told by the explorers themselves by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

33 editions published between 1874 and 1966 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of the accounts of the explorers themselves, with interpretative comments
The friendly Arctic : the story of five years in Polar regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

66 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research project and exploration in conjunction with the Canadian government. As a result of the expedition many thousands of square miles have been added to the territory of Canada. The expedition also observed that the cold of the Arctic deprived no one of health or comfort if he understands the conditions, realizes necessary precautions, and makes good use of common sense, and governs himself accordingly.--From introduction
Iceland, the first American republic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

29 editions published between 1939 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General account of contemporary conditions
Unsolved mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

41 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Disappearance of the Greenland colony. 2. The lost Franklin expedition. 3. The strange fate of Thomas Simpson. 4. How did Andree die? 5. The missing Soviet flyers
Greenland by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

25 editions published between 1942 and 1947 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the island since its discovery by the Vikings
Compass of the world : a symposium on political geography by Hans W Weigert( Book )

27 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents include: W.A.M. Burden "American air transport faces north"; G.B. Cressey "Siberia's role in Soviet strategy"; A.J. Dimond "The Aleutians"; G.B. Grosvenor "The northward course of aviation"; W.A. Pratt "Petroleum in the north"; E.C. Ropes "The Soviet arctic and the future"; V. Stefansson "The North American arctic" and "Arctic supply line."
Hunters of the great north by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

33 editions published between 1922 and 2017 in English and Icelandic and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's expedition among Eskimos of Mackenzie Delta region and northern Alaska, 1906-07
Northwest to fortune; the search of Western man for a commercially practical route to the Far East by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upper Mississippi : a wilderness saga by Walter Havighurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The northward course of empire by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

35 editions published between 1902 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the potential for economic development of arctic regions
Arctic manual by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

20 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical handbook on all phases of Arctic living, geography and climate. Prepared under direction of the Chief of the Air Corps, United States Army
New compass of the world : a symposium on political geography by Hans W Weigert( Book )

15 editions published between 1949 and 1953 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life with the Eskimo by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

47 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published by the Macmillan Company in 1913. Leader's account of the Stefansson-Anderson expedition to northwest Alaska and Canada, 1908-12
Ultima Thule : further mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1944 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possible voyages of Pytheas and Columbus to arctic seas; chapter on ancient and modern beliefs concerning arctic climate. (AB 16871)
The adventure of Wrangel island by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

16 editions published between 1923 and 1926 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otangel Island expedition, 1921-23
Prehistoric and present commerce among the Arctic coast Eskimo by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

28 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes routes and articles of trade of the Copper Eskimo along arctic coast of Canada
Adventures in error by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cancer: disease of civilization? An anthropological and historical study by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

6 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The standardization of error by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

10 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not by bread alone by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Iceland, the first American republic
Alternative Names
Stef.

Stef 1879-1962

Stefanson, Vil'âlmur

Stefansson V.

Stefansson V. 1879-1962

Stefansson, V. (Vilhjalmur), 1879-1962

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur.

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-

Stefánsson, Vilhjálmur 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Vilhjámur.

Stefansson, Vilʹjalmur 1879-1962

Stefansson, Villi

Stefansson, Villi 1879-1962

Stefánsson, W. 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Wilhjálmur 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Wiljámur 1879-1962

Stephenson, Vilhjalmur

Stephenson, Vilhjalmur 1879-1962

Stephenson, Villi

Stephenson, Villi 1879-1962

Stephenson, William

Stephenson, William 1879-1962

V.ステファンソン

Vilhjalmar, Stefansson 1879-1962

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson 1879-1962

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Canadees ontdekkingsreiziger (1879-1962)

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Canadian explorer

Vilhjalmur Stefansson esploratore e etnologo canadese

Vilhjalmur Stefansson explorador canadiense

Vilhjalmur Stefansson explorateur canadien

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson kanadischer Polarforscher, Ethnologe und Ernährungswissenschaftler

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson kanadský polárník

Вилялмур Стефансон

Вільялмур Стэфансан

Стефансон А. В

Стефансон А. В. 1879-1962

Стефансон В

Стефансон В. 1879-1962

Стефансон, Вильялмур

Стефанссон В

Стефанссон В. 1879-1962

Стефенсон В

Стефенсон В. 1879-1962

빌햐울뮈르 스테파운손

人类学家

施帯文生

Languages
English (589)

Icelandic (15)

German (1)

Covers
Iceland, the first American republicMy life with the EskimoTravelling passions : the hidden life of Vilhjalmur StefanssonMy life with the EskimoWriting on ice : the ethnographic notebooks of Vilhjalmur StefanssonPrisoners of the NorthStefansson, Dr. Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918 : a story of exploration, science and sovereignty