The future history of the Arctic by Charles Emmerson

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration,
  • Arctic regions -- Environmental conditions,
  • Geopolitics -- Arctic regions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementCharles Emmerson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG606 .E36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23678179M
ISBN 109781586486365
LC Control Number2009035094

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CHARLES EMMERSON is an Australian-born writer and historian. He studied modern history at Oxford University and international relations in Paris. He is the author of The Future History of the Arctic and The World Before the Great War. He lives in London. In A History of the Arctic, award-winning polar historian John McCannon provides an engaging overview of the region that spans from the Stone Age to the on discusses polar exploration and science, nation-building, diplomacy, environmental issues, and climate change, and the role indigenous populations have played in the arctic’s story.

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