Exploring Polar Frontiers
  • Format: Innbundet
  • Språk: Engelsk
  • Utgitt: 200312
  • Antall sider: 900
  • Vekt i gram: 2472
  • ISBN10:1576074226
  • ISBN13:9781576074220

Exploring Polar Frontiers

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"Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia" is the only reference work that provides a comprehensive history of polar exploration from the ancient period through the present day. The author is a noted polar scholar and offers dramatic accounts of all major explorers and their expeditions, together with separate exploration histories for specific islands, regions, and uncharted waters. He presents a wealth of fascinating information under a variety of subject entries including methods of transport, myths, achievements, and record-breaking activities.

By approaching polar exploration biographically, geographically, and topically, Mills reveals a number of intriguing connections between the various explorers, their patrons and times, and the process of discovery in all areas of the polar regions. Furthermore, he provides the reader with a clear understanding of the intellectual climate as well as the dominant social, economic, and political forces surrounding each expedition. Readers will learn "why" the journeys were undertaken, not just where, when, and how.

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