Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire

Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire

by Klaus Dodds
     
 

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Pink Ice tells the compelling story of the political struggles over Antarctica and the South Atlantic. It shows how Britain and Argentina have sought to invest these thinly populated spaces with cultural and national importance. The author, who has interviewed leading politicians and civil servants including Lord Carrington, Lord Owen, Lord Chalfont, Lord

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Pink Ice tells the compelling story of the political struggles over Antarctica and the South Atlantic. It shows how Britain and Argentina have sought to invest these thinly populated spaces with cultural and national importance. The author, who has interviewed leading politicians and civil servants including Lord Carrington, Lord Owen, Lord Chalfont, Lord Hurd, and Lord Shackleton, demonstrates how political rivalries may be played out in other competitive arenas such as World Cup football.

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""...essential reading...""--Peter Calvert, International History Review

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ISBN-13:
9781860647703
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
11/23/2002
Series:
International Library of Human Geography Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 10.62(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Klaus Dodds is Senior Lecturer in Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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