Ice Bear: The Cultural History Of An Arctic Icon

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Prime Arctic predator and nomad of the sea ice and tundra, the polar bear endures as a source of wonder, terror, and fascination. Humans have seen it as spirit guide and fanged enemy, as trade good and moral metaphor, as food source and symbol of ecological crisis. Eight thousand years of artifacts attest to its charisma, and to the fraught relationships between our two species. In the White Bear,...

Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: University of Washington Press (October 28, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0295999225
ISBN-13: 978-0295999227
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1 x 10.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 732771
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book

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This is a dream of a bear book, full of riddles and wonders. I’ve got a dozen bear books on my shelf and Engelhard’s ICE BEAR is unique. It doesn’t tell us what the white bear is, rather it demonstrates how the white bear came to be what we think and...

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edge the magic of wildness: it is both genuinely itself and a screen for our imagination.Ice Bear traces and illuminates this intertwined history. From Inuit shamans to Jean Harlow lounging on a bearskin rug, from the cubs trained to pull sleds toward the North Pole to cuddly superstar Knut, it all comes to life in these pages. With meticulous research and more than 160 illustrations, the author brings into focus this powerful and elusive animal. Doing so, he delves into the stories we tell about Nature―and about ourselves―hoping for a future in which such tales still matter.