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Author Mowat, Farley.

Title The farfarers : a new history of North America / Farley Mowat.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Pub., [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Oregon PL Adult Non-Fiction - ORLY-14  970 MOW    DUE 02-10-21
Description viii, 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2002.
Contents The old world -- Worlds to the west -- Alba-in-the-west.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Farley Mowat challenges the conventional notion that the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach North America. Mowat offers instead an unforgettable portrait of the Albans, a people originating from the island now known as Britain. Battered by repeated invasions from their aggressive neighbors--Celt, Roman, and Norse--the Albans boarded seaworthy, skin-covered boats and fled west. Their search for safety, and for the massive walrus herds on which their survival depended, took them first to Iceland, then to Greenland, and finally to the land now known as Newfoundland and Labrador."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject America -- Discovery and exploration -- Pre-Columbian.
Canada -- Discovery and exploration -- Pre-Columbian.
Alba (Kingdom)
ISBN 9781616082376 alkaline paper
1616082372 alkaline paper

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