News Details

The Winds of Vancouver: A Nomadic Report from the North Pacific Edge

The Winds of Vancouver Kenneth White

Records a journey from British Columbia to Alaska, retracing the itineraries of explorers, naturalists and environmentalists, many of them, such as John Muir, nomadic Scots like White himself.

White, Kenneth (2013) The Winds of Vancouver: A Nomadic Report from the North Pacific Edge, Aberdeen: Reseach Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, pp.114 + vi. ISBN: 978-1-906108-24-3

His writings are explorations across a vast range of intellectual territories, and also, in what he calls his ‘waybooks’, chart his actual travels across varied geographic territories.

The Winds of Vancouver records a journey from British Columbia to Alaska, retracing the itineraries of explorers, naturalists and environmentalists, many of them, such as John Muir, nomadic Scots like White himself.

The narrative records a series of encounters, both historical and contemporary, between the modern and the primordial, as White goes in search of what is beyond the limits of the known world.

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/aup/white-kenneth-140.php


In This Section

Search News

Browse by Month

2019

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011