Kayaks of Alaska

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Kayaks of Alaska is Harvey Golden's latest monumental work, giving you the history and development of these kayaks... as well as Harvey's hands-on experiences, as he has built and used seventeen replicas.

This thorough, remarkable book includes 24 color plates, and is heavily illustrated with historic images, diagrams, sketches (649 figures), and 76 scale drawings of kayaks, and 91 scale drawings of paddles in museums and private collections.

Contents

  • Chapter 1: Kayaks of Alaska
  • Chapter 2: A new typology of Alaskan Kayaks
  • Chapter 3: Presentation & Terminology
  • Chapter 4: Unangan Kayaks
  • Chapter 5: Sugpiaq-Alutiiq Kayaks
  • Chapter 6: Central Yupik Kayaks
  • Chapter 7: Unaligmuit Kayaks
  • Chapter 8: Southern Inupiaq Kayaks
  • Chapter 9: Northern Inupiaq Kayaks
  • Chapter 10: Kayak Construction
  • Chapter 11: Kayak Equipment
  • Chapter 12: Alaskan Kayak Paddles

    by Harvey Golden
    560 pp., softcover
    8-1/2" x 11" x 1-3/8"

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