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Record #190397:

High places: cultural geographies of mountains and ice / Denis Cosgrove, Veronica della Dora, eds.

Title: High places: cultural geographies of mountains and ice / Denis Cosgrove, Veronica della Dora, eds.
Author(s): Cosgrove, Denis,
della Dora, Veronica,
Bravo, Michael T.
Frazar, Heather.
Powell, Richard C.
Fox, William L.
Wylie, John.
Yusoff, Kathryn.
Date: 2008.
Publisher: London: I.B. Tauris
Abstract: Explores cultural geographies of polar and mountainous regions, in particular impact on human imagination, and awe and reverence they attract as places of physical challenge, intense experience, danger and death. Also notes that such regions are important locations for scientific research, and barometers of environmental vulnerability.
Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
5(091) -- History of science.
551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.43 -- Reconstruction of ancient relief.
551.583 -- Climatic changes.
712.01 -- Scenery, aesthetic aspects.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
93 -- History.
Z -- Miscellaneous.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*2)[2010]
ISBN: 9781845116170
SPRI record no.: 190397

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700 12 ‡aPowell, Richard C.‡tCanada Day in Resolute : performance, ritual and the nation in an Inuit community.
700 12 ‡aFox, William L.‡tWalking in circles : cognition and science in high places.
700 12 ‡aWylie, John.‡tThe ends of the Earth : narrating Scott, Amundsen and Antarctica.
700 12 ‡aYusoff, Kathryn.‡tClimates of sight : mistaken visibilities, mirages and "seeing beyond" in Antarctica.
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