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Gisli Palsson

Gisli Palsson is the author, editor, or co-editor of 15 books, including Writing on Ice: The Ethnographic Notebooks of V. Stefansson, Nature and Society: Anthropological Perspectives, and The Textual Life of Savants: Ethnography, Iceland, and the Linguistic Turn. In April 2000, he was awarded the Rosenstiel Award in Oceanographic Science for excellence in the field of marine affairs. He is currently a professor of anthropology at the University of Iceland.

Travelling Passions

The Hidden Life of Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Gisli Palsson (Author), Keneva Kunz (Translator)

Travelling Passions sheds new light on anthropologist and expert on Arctic peoples, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, focusing on the tension between his private life and the theories that brought his name to the halls of fame.

University of Manitoba Press is grateful for the support it receives for its publishing program from the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund; the Canada Council for the Arts; the Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage, and Tourism; the Manitoba Arts Council; and the Aid to Scholarly Publishing Programme.