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Product Description: The further north and north we go Grow soot and witches evermo-GoetheAs polar regions become the focus of political and ecological controversies, scholars in the humanities and social sciences are turning their attention to the cultural meanings of Northernness...read more
By Angela Byrne (contributor)

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9781772122671 | Univ of Alberta Pr, November 7, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The further north and north we go Grow soot and witches evermo-GoetheAs polar regions become the focus of political and ecological controversies, scholars in the humanities and social sciences are turning their attention to the cultural meanings of Northernness.

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By Owen K. Mason (editor)

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9780199766956 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $175.00

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Product Description: The 2014 discovery of HMS Erebus - a ship lost during Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage - reignited popular, economic, and political interest in the Arctic’s exploration, history, anthropology, and historical geography...read more

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9780773548206 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The 2014 discovery of HMS Erebus - a ship lost during Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage - reignited popular, economic, and political interest in the Arctic’s exploration, history, anthropology, and historical geography.

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Product Description: In an era when segregation thrived and Jim Crow reigned supreme, adventurer Matthew A. Henson defied racial stereotypes. During his teenage years, Henson sailed on vessels that journeyed across the globe, and it is those experiences that caught the attention of famed arctic explorer Matthew Peary...read more

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9781510707559 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In an era when segregation thrived and Jim Crow reigned supreme, adventurer Matthew A.

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Product Description: “And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore,” wrote Apsley Cherry-Garrard in the opening chapters of his now classic exploration narrative, The Worst Journey in the World...read more

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9781437856200, titled "The Worst Journey in the World, Antarctic 1910-1913" | Indypublish.Com, November 30, 2008, cover price $48.99

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9781510707566, titled "Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913" | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: “And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore,” wrote Apsley Cherry-Garrard in the opening chapters of his now classic exploration narrative, The Worst Journey in the World.
9781437856262, titled "The Worst Journey in the World, Antarctic 1910-1913" | Indypublish.Com, November 30, 2008, cover price $42.99
9780792266341 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Society, June 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The youngest member of Robert Falcon Scott's 1911 expedition to the South Pole describes his assignment to collect Emperor Penguin eggs in near-total darkness and at temperatures as low as seventy degrees below zero and the guilt that haunted him at the pole team's deaths.

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Product Description: Captain Woodfield made 20 seasonal voyages to the Antarctic on three research ships between 1955 and 1974. Starting as a Junior Deck Officer he worked for The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey which in 1964 became the British Antarctic Survey...read more

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9781849951661 | Whittles Pub, August 7, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Captain Woodfield made 20 seasonal voyages to the Antarctic on three research ships between 1955 and 1974.

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Product Description: Experience the epic survival adventure of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, brought to life with photos from the journey as well as modern color photography of the fauna, seascapes, and landscapes!In 1914, the polar explorer Ernest Shackleton announced an ambitious plan to lead the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition - the first trek across Antarctica from the Atlantic to the Pacific via the South Pole...read more
By Frank Hurley (photographer)

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9780760350256 | Ill edition (Zenith Pr, June 27, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Experience the epic survival adventure of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, brought to life with photos from the journey as well as modern color photography of the fauna, seascapes, and landscapes!

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By Knud Rasmussen (introduced by)

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9780982170380 | Intl Polar Inst, May 10, 2016, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The South pole, an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912 by Roald Amundsen. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1913 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes.

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9781486148851, titled "The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1910-1912" | Lightning Source Inc, June 20, 2012, cover price $9.94 | About this edition: Recent years have seen a re-examination of the Golden Age of Antarctic Exploration.
9783861952565, titled "The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1910-1912" | Salzwasser-Verlag Gmbh, February 1, 2010, cover price $111.50 | About this edition: Account of the thrilling race to the south pole.
9781449551094 | Unabridged edition (Createspace Independent Pub, October 11, 2009), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The South Pole by Roald Amundsen tells the story of the author's trek to the South Pole.
9781421834047, titled "The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912" | 1st World Library, February 28, 2007, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: On February 10, 1911, we started for the South to establish depots, and continued our journey until April 11.
9781841582061 | Birlinn Ltd, March 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: At last we got away, on October 19.
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Product Description: A geographer with extensive research experience in the Canadian North, Jack D. Ives has written a lively and informative account of several expeditions to Baffin Island during the “golden age” of federal research. In the 1960s, scientists from the Geographical Branch of Canada’s Department of Energy, Mines, and Resources travelled to Baffin to study glacial geomorphology and glaciology...read more

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9781552388297 | Univ of Calgary Pr, March 3, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A geographer with extensive research experience in the Canadian North, Jack D.

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By Igor Krupnik (editor)

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9781935623700, titled "Early Inuit Studies: Themes and Transitions, 1850s-1980s" | Smithsonian Inst Scholarly Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $49.95

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9781523609048 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 22, 2016, cover price $9.99

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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9780548028377 | Kessinger Pub Co, July 30, 2007, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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9781517564988 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 29, 2015, cover price $7.97 | About this edition: Who is Jesus?
9781507799994 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 1, 2015, cover price $9.50
9781507767061 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 29, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: T.
9781501045578 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 16, 2014, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: If one thing more than another marks modern thought, it is a new insistence on fact.
9781492219729 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 21, 2013, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries.
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Product Description: An unparalleled look at the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean, and probably the first expedition to reach the North Pole by surface travel, through the words and images of the man who led it On February 21, 1968, Wally Herbert and his team of three companions and forty huskies set out from Point Barrow, Alaska, embarking on a route that would take them some 3,800 miles over sixteen months, across the North Pole and the frozen Arctic Ocean via its longest axis...read more

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9780500252147 | Thames & Hudson, September 8, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An unparalleled look at the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean, and probably the first expedition to reach the North Pole by surface travel, through the words and images of the man who led it On February 21, 1968, Wally Herbert and his team of three companions and forty huskies set out from Point Barrow, Alaska, embarking on a route that would take them some 3,800 miles over sixteen months, across the North Pole and the frozen Arctic Ocean via its longest axis.

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Product Description: From 1850 to 1854, the ambitious Commander Robert McClure captained the HMS Investigator on a voyage in search of the missing Franklin Expedition, which sailed from England into the Arctic in 1845 to map the last uncharted section of the North-West Passage...read more

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9780786477081 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: From 1850 to 1854, the ambitious Commander Robert McClure captained the HMS Investigator on a voyage in search of the missing Franklin Expedition, which sailed from England into the Arctic in 1845 to map the last uncharted section of the North-West Passage.

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