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Record #176948:

The coldest crucible: Arctic exploration and American culture / Michael F. Robinson.

Title: The coldest crucible: Arctic exploration and American culture / Michael F. Robinson.
Author(s): Robinson, Michael F.
Date: 2006.
Publisher: Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press
Abstract: Account of American encounters with Arctic, examining struggles of nineteenth-century explorers to build support for expeditions before departures, defend claims upon return, and cast themselves as men worthy of nation's full attention. Sets exploits of explorers in context of contemporary American cultural life.
Notes:

Reviewed in Journal of Northern Studies, 2007, 1-2 :179; also in Alaska History, 2011, 26(1) :50-51.

Keywords: 91(091) -- Exploration, history.
92 -- Biographies: Cook, Frederick.
92 -- Biographies: Kane, Elisha Kent.
92 -- Biographies: Peary, Robert Edwin.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*301) -- North Pole.
(*48) -- Northwest Passage.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*3) : 91(091)[2006]
ISBN: 0226721841
SPRI record no.: 176948

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