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Published by Rediviva, [Nord. bokh. (distr.)] in Stockholm .
Written in English



  • Lapland


  • Sami (European people),
  • Lapland -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Facsim. reprint of 1674 ed.

Statement[by] Johannes Schefferus.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesSuecica rediviva ;, 22
LC ClassificationsDL971.L2 S4132 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination(13), 147, (1) p., (1) leaf of maps, illus.
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5342792M
ISBN 109171200010
LC Control Number72196858

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This is the first book in English to offer a full account of the natural history of Lapland, a broad region that encompasses parts of Russia, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. The book includes an overview of the region and its flora and fauna, its biogeography, and a history of human impact from the visitation of the first naturalists to the pollution, climate change, and conservation . Lapland, Sami Sápmi, Finnish Lapi or Lappi, Swedish Lappland, region of northern Europe largely within the Arctic Circle, stretching across northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland and into the Kola Peninsula of is bounded by the Norwegian Sea on the west, the Barents Sea on the north, and the White Sea on the east. Lapland, the conventional name for the region, is . The History of Lapland Containing A Geographical description, and a Natural History of that Country; with an Account of the inhabitants, their Original, Religion, Customs, Habits, Marriages, Conjurations, Employments, etc. Translated from the last Edition in Latin, and Illustrated with many curious Copper-Cutts. To which is added, The Travels of the King of Sweden’s . The History of LAPLAND. Wherein are shewed the Original, Manners, Habits, Marriages, Conjurations, &c. of that People. Written by Iohn Shefferus Professor of Law & Rhetorrick at Upsal in Sweden. At the Theater in Oxon

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