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Eismitte in the scientific imagination: knowledge and politics at the center of Greenland / Janet Martin-Nielsen.

Title: Eismitte in the scientific imagination: knowledge and politics at the center of Greenland / Janet Martin-Nielsen.
Author(s): Martin-Nielsen, Janet.
Date: 2013.
Publisher: New York: Palgrave Macmillan
Abstract: Scientific history of Eismitte from eighteenth to twentieth centuries, chiefly focusing on post-Second World War period and Cold War. Examines results from four national and international research expeditions beginning with Wegener (1930-1931). Emphasizes close connection between national scientific research programmes and domestic agendas. Reviews position of Eismitte in larger political, scientific and cultural aspirations of countries involved, particularly United States and Soviet Union during Cold War period. Includes comprehensive notes and bibliography.
Keywords: 001.89(100) -- Research programmes, international.
32 -- Politics.
327 -- International relations.
355 -- Defence.
355.48 -- Military history: 1945-91 Cold War.
355.52 -- Military manoeuvres.
5 -- Science.
551.324.24 -- Ice sheets and caps.
623.462 -- Missiles, guided.
91(08) -- Expeditions.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1930-31 Wegener.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1947-53 Expéditions Polaires Françaises.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1956-60 Expédition Glaciologique Internationale au Groënland (EGIG).
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1955 Project Jello.
93"17" -- Eighteenth century.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*38) -- Greenland.
(*501) -- Russia (Federation).
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(44) -- France.
(489) -- Denmark.
(73) -- United States.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*38) : 5[2013]
ISBN: 9781137380791
SPRI record no.: 209790

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