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Record #210259:

"The men of prominence are among those present for him": how and why American's elites made Robert Peary a national icon / Lyle Dick.

Title: "The men of prominence are among those present for him": how and why American's elites made Robert Peary a national icon / Lyle Dick.
Author(s): Dick, Lyle.
Date: 2013.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: American Philosophical Society
In: North by degree : new perspectives on Arctic exploration. (2013.),
Abstract: Discusses exploits and celebrity of Robert Peary in cultural context of US in early 20th century, especially "cult of manliness", American exceptionalism ("manifest destiny") and social Darwinism.
Notes:

In: North by degree : new perspectives on Arctic exploration / Susan A. Kaplan, Robert McCracken Peck, eds.

Keywords: 91(08) -- Expeditions: 1907-09 Peary.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
92 -- Biographies: Peary, Robert Edwin.
93"190" -- 1900-1909.
93"191" -- 1910-1919.
93"192" -- 1920-1929.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*301) -- North Pole.
(73) -- United States.
SPRI record no.: 210259

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