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Howkins, Adrian

Antarctica and the Humanities

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Table of contents

1. Antarctica: A Continent for the Humanities
Peder Roberts, Adrian Howkins, Lize-Marié Watt

Part I. The Heroic and the Mundane

2. Antarctic Diaries and Heroic Reputations: Changing the Subject
Elizabeth Leane

3. Beriberi at Kerguelen: A Sub-Antarctic Case Study of a Tropical Disease, 1901–1903
Cornelia Lüdecke

Part II. Alternative Antarctics

4. So Far, So Close. Approaching Experience in the Study of the Encounter Between Sealers and the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica, Nineteenth Century)
Andrés Zarankin, Melisa Salerno

5. The White (Supremacist) Continent: Antarctica and Fantasies of Nazi Survival
Peder Roberts

6. The Whiteness of Antarctica: Race and South Africa’s Antarctic History
Lize-Marié Watt, Sandra Swart

Part III. Whose Antarctic?

7. Acting Artifacts: On the Meanings of Material Culture in Antarctica
Dag Avango

8. Finding Place in Antarctica
Alessandro Antonello

9. Scott’s Shadow: “Proto Territory” in Contemporary Antarctica
Elena Glasberg

Part IV. Valuing Antarctic Science

10. SCAR as a Healing Process? Reflections on Science and Polar Politics in the Cold War and Beyond: The Case of Norway
Stian Bones

11. Emerging from the Shadow of Science: Challenges and Opportunities for Antarctic History
Adrian Howkins

12. Some Reflections on the Emergence of Antarctic Humanities
Aant Elzinga

Keywords: History, Modern History, Historiography and Method, History of Science

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Page amount
25 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137545756
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-54574-9

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