South Pole: Nature and Culture

South Pole: Nature and Culture

by Elizabeth Leane

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780235967
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 05/15/2016
Series: Earth Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Leane is associate professor of English at the University of Tasmania. She is the author of Reading Popular Physics and Antarctica in Fiction and coeditor of Considering Animals

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Where is the South Pole?
2. Maps and Mythologies
3. Polar Imaginations
4. Pole-hunting
5. Settling in at ‘Ninety South’
6. Highest, Coldest, Driest
7. Looking Up and Looking Down
8. South Polar Politics
9. Pictures of Nothingness
10. Adventurers and Extreme Tourists

Chronology
References
Select Bibliography
Associations and Websites
Acknowledgments
Photo Acknowledgments
Index

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