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Whaling and Eskimos Hudson Bay 1860-1915 by Canada. National Museums of Canada. National Museum of Man.

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Published by National Museums of Canada., National Museum of Man in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Whaling -- Hudson Bay.,
  • Eskimos -- Hudson Bay region.,
  • Inuit -- Hudson Bay.,
  • Inuit -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes


StatementW. Gillies Ross.
SeriesPublications in ethnology -- no. 10
ContributionsRoss, W. Gillies.
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21592279M

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