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Record #197461:

The European Antarctic: science and strategy in Scandinavia and the British Empire / Peder Roberts.

Title: The European Antarctic: science and strategy in Scandinavia and the British Empire / Peder Roberts.
Author(s): Roberts, Peder.
Date: 2011.
Publisher: Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Abstract: Describes changing relations between science, commerce, and national honour in exploration of Antarctica from 1918 to 1950s, with particular reference to roles of Britain, Norway and Sweden. Includes chapters on 1912 Swedish proposal for cooperative scientific research; history of Discovery Committee and British loss of sovereignty over Antarctic whales with advent of pelagic whaling; Norwegian whaling magnate Lars Christensen's whaling and scientific research expedition of 1920s; inter-war culture of polar exploration centred on Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge; Swedish geographer Hans Ahlmann's Arctic expeditions of 1930s; organization of Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 1949-52; and effect of decline of Empire and start of Cold War in 1950s on increased importance of international agreements and use of science as means of territorial engagement.
Keywords: 91(091) -- Exploration, history.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
32 -- Politics.
327 -- International relations.
341.223 -- Territorial claims.
341.24 -- Treaties, international.
330.34 -- Economic development.
330.524 -- Natural resources.
639.245.1 -- Whaling industry.
5(091) -- History of science.
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.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1955-58 Fuchs.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1957-58 International Geophysical Year.
341.24 -- Treaties, international: 1959 Antarctic Treaty.
V -- History.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(410) -- Great Britain.
(*57) -- Sweden.
(*58) -- Norway.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7) : 5(091)[2011]
ISBN: 9780230115910
SPRI record no.: 197461

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