Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Century

Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture.

Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Century

Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture.

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Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Frédéric Regard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture.
Explorations in the Icy North
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nanna Katrine Luders Kaalund
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-11 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

Science in the Arctic changed dramatically over the course of the nineteenth century, when early, scattered attempts in the region to gather knowledge about all aspects of the natural world transitioned to a more unified Arctic science under the First International Polar Year in 1882. The IPY brought together researchers
Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Frédéric Regard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture.
Sir John Franklin and the Arctic Regions
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Peter Lund Simmonds
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In May 1845, the famous Arctic explorer John Franklin (1786-1847) embarked on another attempt to find the elusive North-West Passage. He never returned from this voyage, and was last seen by whalers in Baffin Bay in July 1845. Some thirty rescue missions were launched between 1847 and 1859 to find
Tracing the Connected Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Janice Cavell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Through extensive research and reference to new archival material, Cavell recaptures and examines the experience of nineteenth-century readers.