Shadow Plays: Virtual Realities in an Analog World

Chapter 4, Note 123

Atkins, Fruits, 133–134. “Papa has been talking to me about the little Greenlanders. He tells me, that notwithstanding their country is so cold and so desolate, they are extremely fond of it, and would not upon any account exchange their barren rocks and mountains of snow, for the spicy groves and flowery fields of warmer climates” (130). In other words, the native Greenlanders do not sell out their cultural heritage as the “treacherous Arabs” who helped Belzoni desecrate the tombs.

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