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Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-1962

Overview
Works: 731 works in 1,625 publications in 7 languages and 22,066 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Outlines and syllabi 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Illustrator, Translator, Compiler, Cartographer
Classifications: G670 1908, 919.8
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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 )

29 editions published between 1947 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of the accounts of the explorers themselves, with interpretative comments. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The friendly Arctic : the story of five years in Polar regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

73 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenland by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

21 editions published between 1942 and 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the island since its discovery by the Vikings
Unsolved mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

34 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: 1. 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
Iceland, the first American republic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

24 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General account of contemporary conditions
Compass of the world : a symposium on political geography by Hans W Weigert( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in English and held by 654 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."
Upper Mississippi : a wilderness saga by Walter Havighurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northwest to fortune : the search of Western man for a commercially practical route to the Far East by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

21 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arctic manual by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

21 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 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 )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1953 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunters of the great north by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

39 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's expedition among Eskimos of Mackenzie Delta region and northern Alaska, 1906-07
My life with the Eskimo by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

55 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 484 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
The adventure of Wrangel island by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otangel Island expedition, 1921-23
Ultima Thule : further mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1944 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possible voyages of Pytheas and Columbus to arctic seas; chapter on ancient and modern beliefs concerning arctic climate. (AB 16871)
Adventures in error by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not by bread alone by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

5 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arctic in fact and fable by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

6 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Succinct presentation of popular misconceptions of the arctic; facts on animal life, chill and gloom, frostbite, etc.; discussion of northern seaways, aviation, muskox, etc.; notes on temperature extremes at Fort Yukon. (AB 16782)
The standardization of error by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

6 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoric and present commerce among the Arctic coast Eskimo by Vilhjalmur Stefansson( Book )

24 editions published between 1914 and 1983 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes routes and articles of trade of the Copper Eskimo along arctic coast of Canada
 
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Alternative Names
Stef.

Stef 1879-1962

Stefansson, V. 1879-1962

Stefansson, V. (Vilhjalmur), 1879-1962

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur 1879-

Stefánsson, Vilhjálmur 1879-1962

Stefánsson, Vilhjámur.

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

Vilhjalmar, Stefansson 1879-1962

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson.

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson 1879-1962

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Canadian explorer

Vilhjalmur Stefansson esploratore e etnologo canadese

Vilhjálmur Stefánsson kanadischer Polarforscher, Ethnologe und Ernährungswissenschaftler

Вилялмур Стефансон

Вільялмур Стэфансан

Стефансон, Вильялмур

施帯文生

Languages
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Iceland, the first American republicMy life with the EskimoStefansson and the Canadian ArcticWriting on ice : the ethnographic notebooks of Vilhjalmur StefanssonPrisoners of the NorthTravelling passions : the hidden life of Vilhjalmur StefanssonHunters of the great north