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Through the First Antarctic Night, 1896-1899: A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over an Unknown Sea About the South Pole, by Frederick A. Cook
By Andesite Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781298517791, isbn: 1298517796,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of

Arctic Doom, Arctic Boom: The Geopolitics of Climate Change in the Arctic (Praeger Security International)
By Praeger
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ean: 9780313380129, isbn: 9780313380129,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
An expert examination of the way climate change is transforming the Arctic environmentally, economically, and geopolitically, and how the challenges of that transformation should be met.• Includes a lengthy bibliography of resources on the Arctic and its history including materials as current as September 2009• Offers a helpful index of key terms as well as 59 pages of references and bibliographic details

Canoe Country: The Making of Canada
By Random House Canada
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ean: 9780307361417, isbn: 0307361411,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
One of our favourite chroniclers of all things Canadian presents a rollicking, personal, photo-filled history of the relationship between a country and its canoes.     From the earliest explorers on the Columbia River in BC or the Mattawa in Ontario to a doomed expedition of voyageurs up the Nile to rescue Khartoum; from the author's family roots deep in the Algonquin wilderness to modern families who have canoed across the country (kids and dogs included): Canoe Country is Roy MacGregor's

Freshwater Passages: The Trade and Travels of Peter Pond
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803246324, isbn: 0803246323,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Peter Pond, a fur trader, explorer, and amateur mapmaker, spent his life ranging much farther afield than Milford, Connecticut, where he was born and died (1740–1807). He traded around the Great Lakes, on the Mississippi and the Minnesota Rivers, and in the Canadian Northwest and is also well known as a partner in Montreal’s North West Company and as mentor to Alexander Mackenzie, who journeyed down the Mackenzie River to the Arctic Sea. Knowing eighteenth-century North America on a scale th

Edge of Tomorrow: An Arctic Year (Northwest Voices Essay Series)
By Brand: Washington State University Press
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780874221671, isbn: 0874221676,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Chronicles a year of isolation and contemplation in the arctic wilderness. The author philosophizes about the wildlife which surrounded him. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781455166602, isbn: 145516660X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
[This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by John Pruden] In this grand and astonishing account, Alec Wilkinson brings us the story of S. A. Andrée, the visionary Swedish aeronaut who, in 1897, during the great age of Arctic endeavor, left to discover the North Pole by flying to it in a hydrogen balloon. Called by a British military officer ''the most original and remarkable attempt ever made in Arctic exploration,'' Andrée's expedition was followed by nearly the entire w

Steel and Ice: The U-Boat Battle in the Arctic and Black Sea, 1941-1945
By Naval Institute Press
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ean: 9781591142584, isbn: 159114258X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
As the land war raged along the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945, an equally fierce and unrelenting war ensued on the seas. From German Wolf Pack attacks on Russian convoy traffic and military vessels to close-quarter combat undertaken by small U-boats transported by land and river to the Black Sea, the Kriegsmarine wrestled for control of the seas fringing an embattled Soviet Union. Combined with the fortitude of U-boat crews who fought in some of the harshest weather conditions found at sea

The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia (Encyclopedia of Seas)
By Springer
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ean: 9783319242361, isbn: 3319242369,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
This Encyclopedia is designed to accumulate and systematize our knowledge about the unique natural water areas - the Laptev, East Siberian and Chukchi seas, their wealth, the events that took place on its waters and shores, and the remarkable people whose lives were and are closely intertwined with the seas. The Encyclopedia contains about 1,500 terms and concepts related to the seas in alphabetical order. It describes geographical features: rivers, lakes, straits, bays; provides information abo

Theory Construction and Model-Building Skills: A Practical Guide for Social Scientists (Methodology in the Social Sciences)
By Brand: The Guilford Press
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ean: 9781606233399, isbn: 1606233394,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Meeting a crucial need for graduate students and newly minted researchers, this innovative text provides hands-on tools for generating ideas and translating them into formal theories. It is illustrated with numerous practical examples drawn from multiple social science disciplines and research settings. The authors offer clear guidance for defining constructs, thinking through relationships and processes that link constructs, and deriving new theoretical models (or building on existing ones) bas

Alaskan Yukon Trophies Won and Lost
By Wolfe Pub Co
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ean: 9781879356672, isbn: 1879356678,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Originally published in 1947, this book is now available in a new LIMITED EDITION HARDBOUND version. Mr. Young tells of the journey of three men (himself included) into the interior of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Follow this story of their triumphs and hardships one of theBEST HUNTING ADVENTURES of alltime.Table of ContentsChapter1 An Invitation Accepted 2 On Alaskan Soil 3 A Happy Meeting 4 A Day on Nazina River 5 A Day on a Glacier 6 A Climb for Goat 7 A Distressing Accident 8 Crossing a G

Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138227996, isbn: 1138227994,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
The Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security offers a comprehensive examination of security in the region, encompassing both state-based and militarized notions of security, as well as broader security perspectives reflecting debates about changes in climate, environment, economies, and societies. Since the turn of the century, the Arctic has increasingly been in the global spotlight, resulting in the often-invoked idea of ‘Arctic exceptionalism’ being questioned. At the same time, the unconven

Chinese Foreign Policy
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138345409, isbn: 1138345407,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
This updated and expanded fourth edition of Chinese Foreign Policy seeks to examine the decision-makers, processes, and rationales behind China’s expanding international relations as well as offering an in-depth look at China’s modern global relations. Among the key issues explored in this edition are: The further expansion of Chinese foreign policy from regional (Asia-Pacific) to international interests; How the government of Xi Jinping has pursued a more confident great power foreign pol

Glaciers and Glaciation, 2nd edition (Hodder Arnold Publication)
By Routledge
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mpn: 9780340905791, ean: 9780340905791, isbn: 0340905794,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Glaciers and Glaciation is the classic textbook for all students of glaciation. Stimulating and accessible, it has established a reputation as a comprehensive and essential resource.In this new edition, the text, references and illustrations have been thoroughly updated to give today's reader an up-to-the minute overview of the nature, origin and behaviour of glaciers and the geological and geomorphological evidence for their past history on earth.The first part of the book investigates the proc

Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
By W.W. Norton & Co
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ean: 9780393240160, isbn: 0393240169,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
His two companions dead, food and supplies vanished in a crevasse, Douglas Mawson was still one hundred miles from camp. On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss by the sledge harness. A line of poetry gave him the will to haul himself back to the surface. Mawson was sometimes reduced to

Finding Franklin: The Untold Story of a 165-Year Search
By McGill-Queen s University Press
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mpn: 9780773547841, ean: 9780773547841, isbn: 0773547843,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
In 2014 media around the world buzzed with news that an archaeological team from Parks Canada had located and identified the wreck of HMS Erebus, the flagship of Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Finding Franklin outlines the larger story and the cast of detectives from every walk of life that led to the discovery, solving one of the Arctic’s greatest mysteries. In compelling and accessible prose, Russell Potter details his decades of work alongside key figur

The Man Who Became a Caribou
By International Polar Institute
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ean: 9780996748070, isbn: 0996748075,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Dinjii Vadzaih Dhidlit: The Man Who Became a Caribou is a new bilingual volume based on a series of oral interviews with Gwich'in elders living in rural northeast Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Richly illustrated, the book covers a wide range of topics based on traditional harvesting and use of caribou from ancient to contemporary times. It also reveals traditional beliefs and taboos about caribou and includes a detailed naming system for caribou anatomy.

Chinese Foreign Policy
By imusti
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ean: 9781138935693, isbn: 1138935697,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
This updated and expanded 3rd edition of Chinese Foreign Policy seeks to explain the processes, actors and current history behind China’s international relations, as well as offering an in-depth look at the key areas of China’s modern global relations. Among the key issues are: The expansion of Chinese foreign policy from regional to international interests China’s growing economic power in an era of global financial uncertainty Modern security challenges, including maritime security

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