The Soviet Arctic is the first book to consider Soviet policy in this area from an historian's point of view. Horensma assesses the importance of historic legacies to current Soviet Arctic policy and their consequences on an international level. The book also discusses the significance of historic precedents in the determination of polar sovereignty.
1. Russian Policy in the Far North 1897-1917 2. Soviet Sovereignty in the Arctic and the Advent of Flying 1917-1932 3. The Stalinization of Arctic Exploration 4. In Stalin's Time 1932-1953 5. Arctic Policy in the Cold War 6. History in the Cold War 7. The Age of the Nuclear
Submarine 8. Arctic Shipping since 1953 9. The Western Section: Winter Navigation 10. The Season of 1983 11. Arctic Studies since 1953 Conclusion Literature