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The European Antarctic

Peder Roberts

The European Antarctic

science and strategy in Scandinavia and the British Empire

by Peder Roberts

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swedish,
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century,
  • Scientific expeditions,
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain,
  • HISTORY / Europe / Scandinavia,
  • British,
  • Norwegian,
  • HISTORY / Social History,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • SCIENCE / History,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 235-254 and index.

    StatementPeder Roberts
    SeriesPalgrave studies in cultural and intellectual history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG870 .R594 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186094M
    ISBN 109780230115910
    LC Control Number2011023660

    The most accessible part of the continent, the beautiful Antarctic Peninsula extends a welcoming arm north toward South America’s Tierra del Fuego as if beckoning visitors. And intrepid travelers do come, for the Antarctic Peninsula, the warmest part of the continent (facetiously called the ‘Banana Belt’) is Antarctica’s major breeding.


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Rather than charting how Europeans unveiled the Antarctic, it uses the history of Antarctic activity as a window into the political and cultural worlds of twentieth-century Britain and Scandinavia.

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