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Eismitte in the scientific imagination : knowledge and politics at the center of Greenland / Janet Martin-Nielsen.

Author/Creator:
Martin-Nielsen, Janet, 1982-
Publication:
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series:
Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology
Format/Description:
Book
213 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Scientific expeditions -- Greenland -- History.
Research -- Greenland -- History.
Ice sheets -- Greenland -- History.
Greenland -- History.
Greenland -- Geography.
Greenland -- Discovery and exploration.
Scientific expeditions -- Political aspects -- Denmark -- History.
Scientific expeditions -- Political aspects -- France -- History.
Scientific expeditions -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Geopolitics -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: The edge of the world, the end of the world
A land apart
Taming the ice sheet
The longest trek
It has completely changed
Epilogue: A conspicuous absence.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
1137380799
9781137380791 (alkaline paper)
OCLC:
852488524
Publisher Number:
99957245451
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