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The Resource The future history of the Arctic, Charles Emmerson

The future history of the Arctic, Charles Emmerson

Label
The future history of the Arctic
Title
The future history of the Arctic
Statement of responsibility
Charles Emmerson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"[The author] leads readers ... through the landscape, history, literature and politics of the North, from the wrongheaded theories of the ancients to diplomatic intrigues on the Arctic's borderlands, the brutality of the Soviet gulag archipelago, and the region's emergence as a strategically important source of energy."--Jacket p. [2]
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.0913
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G606
LC item number
.E36 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The future history of the Arctic, Charles Emmerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-389) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Visions. Oracles and prophets : rethinking the North ; Through a glass darkly : the Soviet Arctic -- pt. 2. Power. Northern designs : the making of the American Arctic ; Scramble : dividing the Arctic ; Parade ground : war and peace in the North -- pt. 3. Nature. Signs : nature's front line ; Consequences : reworking geography -- pt. 4. Riches. The (slow) rush for northern resources ; Russia's Arctic dilemma ; End of empire in Alaska ; Balance : Norway and the Arctic model -- pt. 5. Freedom. Greenland's search for independence ; Selling Iceland : the grand illusion
Control code
298186466
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 405 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586486365
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009035094
Other control number
9781586486365
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) a355769
Label
The future history of the Arctic, Charles Emmerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-389) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Visions. Oracles and prophets : rethinking the North ; Through a glass darkly : the Soviet Arctic -- pt. 2. Power. Northern designs : the making of the American Arctic ; Scramble : dividing the Arctic ; Parade ground : war and peace in the North -- pt. 3. Nature. Signs : nature's front line ; Consequences : reworking geography -- pt. 4. Riches. The (slow) rush for northern resources ; Russia's Arctic dilemma ; End of empire in Alaska ; Balance : Norway and the Arctic model -- pt. 5. Freedom. Greenland's search for independence ; Selling Iceland : the grand illusion
Control code
298186466
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 405 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586486365
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009035094
Other control number
9781586486365
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) a355769

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