The Age of the Arctic: Hot Conflicts and Cold Realities

The Age of the Arctic: Hot Conflicts and Cold Realities

by Gail Osherenko, Oran R. Young
     
 

This book will be essential reading for all interested in this important region of the world.See more details below

Overview

This book will be essential reading for all interested in this important region of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521619714
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
Studies in Polar Research Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. The Setting: 1. Arctic dreams, Arctic realities; Part II. Players and Interests: 2. The Arctic strategic arena: security interests; 3. The Arctic economic frontier: industrial interests; 4. Arctic homelands: native interests; 5. Arctic ecosystems: environmental interests; Part III. Handling Arctic Conflicts: 6. Arctic issues, Arctic conflicts; 7. Private initiatives: Arctic problem solving; 8. Public initiatives: the United States in the age of the Arctic; 9. International initiatives: building Arctic regimes; Notes to Part 3; Epilogue; Index.

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