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Record #186845:

Liars and gentlemen: the saga of Cook and Peary, the initial support and separation from Freuchen and Rasmussen and the role of Eskimo folk memory are recounted / Kenn Harper.

Title: Liars and gentlemen: the saga of Cook and Peary, the initial support and separation from Freuchen and Rasmussen and the role of Eskimo folk memory are recounted / Kenn Harper.
Author(s): Harper, Kenn.
Date: 2008.
In: Polar Priorities. (2008.), Vol. 28 (2008)
Abstract: Examines roles of Peter Freuchen and Knud Rasmussen in disgrace of Frederick Cook, and investigates reliability of Inuit folk-memory with reference to testimony confirming Cook's discovery of North Pole.
Notes:

Polar Priorities. Vol. 28 :41-51 (2008).

Keywords: 91(08) -- Expeditions: 1907-09 Cook.
92 -- Biographies: Freuchen, Peter.
92 -- Biographies: Cook, Frederick Arthur.
92 -- Biographies: Rasmussen, Knud.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*301) -- North Pole.
(*41) -- Canada.
SPRI record no.: 186845

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