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Vilhjalmur Stefansson SIGNED Artic Explorer Inuit Diet HC
Fat of the Land by Vilhjalmur Stefansson SIGNED Artic Explorer Inuit Diet HC
1879. Please see book description below as well as pictures! Signed by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (rare signing with this particular title) Free Shipping Please see pictures for more information and detail Vilhjalmur Stefansson (Icelandic: Vilhjálmur Stefánsson) (November 3, 1879 - August 26, 1962) was an Icelandic American Arctic explorer and ethnologist. He was born in Manitoba, Canada, and died at the age of 82. Stefansson, Vilhjalmur. Not by Bread Alone; The Macmillan Company, New York, 1946. Stefansson, Vilhjalmur. The Fat of the Land; The Macmillan Company, New York, 1956. (Enlarged Edition of "Not By bread Alone") (See Lengthy Biography @ Wikipedia) Arctic explorer and anthropologist Vilhjálmur Stefánsson spent years living with indigenous Inuit and Eskimo people. He noted their general healthiness (and good teeth), and an absence of many of the diseases that plagued western cultures, such as scurvy, heart disease, and diabetes. Observing their dietary habits, he determined that their primary food was meat, both lean and fatty, and that their diets were very low in sugary or starchy carbohydrates. (Goodreads) *****The book is only in good condition. At top of spine there are tears. There is small tears around edges. Toning on outside edges. Light toning inside. No dust jacket. The book is very tight and there are no remainder marks, not ex-library. Please see pictures for more information and detail. This item will be shipped with Signature Confirmation required. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have. I will be glad to take additional pictures. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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