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Record #191258:

A frozen field of dreams: science, strategy, and the Antarctic in Norway, Sweden, and the British Empire, 1912-1952 / Peder William Chellew Roberts.

Title: A frozen field of dreams: science, strategy, and the Antarctic in Norway, Sweden, and the British Empire, 1912-1952 / Peder William Chellew Roberts.
Author(s): Roberts, Peder William Chellew.
Date: 2010.
Publisher: Palo Alto: Stanford University
Abstract: Examines Swedish, Norwegian and British Antarctic exploration with particular reference to role of science in its justification and commemoration. Includes chapters on 1912 Swedish proposal to British Colonial Office for cooperative scientific research; history of Discovery Committee and British loss of sovereignty over Antarctic whales with advent of pelagic whaling; Norwegian Lars Christensen's programme of science and whaling in 1920s and 1930s; culture of polar exploration in Cambridge between world wars, centred on Scott Polar Research Institute; Swedish geographer Hans Ahlmann's Arctic expeditions of 1930s; and organisation of Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 1949-52.
Notes:

Dissertation submitted to the Department of History and the Committee on Graduate Studies of Stanford University in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Keywords: 91(091) -- Exploration, history.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
93"192" -- 1920-1929.
93"193" -- 1930-1939.
5(091) -- History of science.
32 -- Politics.
327 -- International relations.
341.223 -- Territorial claims.
639.245.1 -- Whaling industry.
327.9 -- Joint ventures.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1925-51 Discovery Investigations.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1927-37 Christensen Expeditions.
378.4 -- Universities: Great Britain. Cambridge University. Scott Polar Research Institute.
92 -- Biographies: Ahlmann, Hans Wilhelmsson.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1949-52 Giaever.
043 -- Theses.
V -- History.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(410) -- Great Britain.
(*57) -- Sweden.
(*58) -- Norway.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-THE: 2010[Rob]
SPRI record no.: 191258

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