By: William James Mills
795 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, maps
Comprehensive encyclopedic reference to the history of polar exploration from the ancient period through to the present day. By approaching polar exploration biographically, geographically, and topically, Mills reveals a number of intriguing connections between the various explorers, their patrons and times, and the process of discovery in all areas of the polar regions. Furthermore, he provides a clear understanding of the intellectual climate, as well as the dominant social, economic, and political forces surrounding each expedition.
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