Calgary, Alberta : University of Calgary Press, 2014.
491 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Northern lights series (Calgary, Alta.) ; no. 17.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : Territorial sovereignty before 1870 The transfers of arctic territories from Great Britain to Canada, 1870-80 Period of relative inactivity and unconcern, 1880-95 Organization and administration of the NWT, 1895-1918 Whaling and the Yukon gold rush The Alaska boundary dispute Foreign explorers in the Canadian North, 1877-1917 Canadian government expeditions to northern waters, 1897-1918 The sector principle and the background of Canada's sector claim Vilhjalmur Stefansson and his plans for northern enterprise after the first World War Danish sovereignty, Greenland, and the Ellesmere Island affair of 1919-21 The Wrangel Island affair of the early 1920s The question of sovereignty over the Sverdrup Islands, 1925-30 The Eastern Greenland case and its implications for the Canadian North American explorers in the Canadian Arctic and related matters, 1918-39 The Eastern Arctic Patrol, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and other government activities, 1922-39 Epilogue: Henry Larsen, the St. Roch, and the Northwest Passage Voyage of 1940-42.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-480) and index.
Issued also in electronic format.
KZ4114 .S65 2014
9781552387207 paperback 1552387208 paperback 1552387763 electronic book 9781552387764 electronic book 1552387747 9781552387740