The Arctic Fox by David Murphy

The Arctic Fox: Francis Leopold-McClintock, Discoverer of the Fate of Franklin by David Murphy
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Overview: The Shackleton of his day, Leopold McClintock (1819-1907) from County Louth was the leading Arctic explorer of the Victorian era. He undertook four major voyages, epic sledge journeys, and was the first to bring definite information on the lost Franklin party. He then rose to admiral and advised Robert Falcon Scott before the Discovery expedition in 1901. After his death a memorial plaque was unveiled at Westminister Abbey, portraits were hung in the National Portrait Gallery in London, and the McClintock Channel in the Arctic was named after him.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied The Nazis [Audiobook]

The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied The Nazis [Audiobook]

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Tourism and Indigeneity within the Arctic via Arvid Viken

Tourism and Indigeneity within the Arctic via Arvid Viken and Dieter Okay. Müller (Muller)
Requirements: .PDF reader, four mb
Overview: This is the primary e-book to completely deal with tourism and indigenous peoples within the circumpolar North. It examines how tourism in indigenous communities is influenced via instructional and political discourses, and the way those communities are influenced via tourism. The quantity specializes in the ambivalence in the case of tourism as a contemporary pressure inside ethnic teams who’re occupied with keeping up indigenous roots and standard practices. It seeks to problem stereotypical understandings of indigenousness and indigeneity and considers conflicting imaginaries of the Arctic and Arctic indigenous tourism. The e-book accommodates case research from Canada, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia and will likely be of pastime to postgraduate scholars and researchers of tourism, geography, sociology, cultural research and anthropology.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Tourism and Indigeneity within the Arctic via Arvid Viken

Tourism and Indigeneity within the Arctic via Arvid Viken and Dieter Ok. Müller (Muller)
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Overview: This is the primary e book to completely cope with tourism and indigenous peoples within the circumpolar North. It examines how tourism in indigenous communities is influenced via educational and political discourses, and the way those communities are influenced via tourism. The quantity makes a speciality of the ambivalence with regards to tourism as a contemporary pressure inside of ethnic teams who’re thinking about keeping up indigenous roots and standard practices. It seeks to problem stereotypical understandings of indigenousness and indigeneity and considers conflicting imaginaries of the Arctic and Arctic indigenous tourism. The e book comprises case research from Canada, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia and will probably be of hobby to postgraduate scholars and researchers of tourism, geography, sociology, cultural research and anthropology.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Tourism and Indigeneity within the Arctic by way of Arvid Viken

Tourism and Indigeneity within the Arctic by way of Arvid Viken and Dieter Ok. Müller (Muller)
Requirements: .PDF reader, four mb
Overview: This is the primary e-book to completely cope with tourism and indigenous peoples within the circumpolar North. It examines how tourism in indigenous communities is influenced by way of instructional and political discourses, and the way those communities are influenced by way of tourism. The quantity makes a speciality of the ambivalence when it comes to tourism as a contemporary pressure inside ethnic teams who’re occupied with keeping up indigenous roots and conventional practices. It seeks to problem stereotypical understandings of indigenousness and indigeneity and considers conflicting imaginaries of the Arctic and Arctic indigenous tourism. The e-book incorporates case research from Canada, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia and will likely be of hobby to postgraduate scholars and researchers of tourism, geography, sociology, cultural research and anthropology.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic via Peter Wadhams

A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic via Peter Wadhams
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.7 MB
Overview: Peter Wadhams has been learning ice first-hand since 1970, finishing 50 journeys to the sector’s poles and looking at for himself the adjustments over the process just about 5 a long time. His conclusions are stark: the ice caps are melting. Following the freshest summer time on report, sea ice in September 2016 was once the thinnest in recorded historical past. There is now the chance that inside a couple of years, the North Pole will probably be ice-free for the primary time in 10,000 years, coming into what some name the "Arctic loss of life spiral." As sea ice, in addition to land ice on Greenland and Antarctica, continues to soften, the upward push in sea ranges will devastate coastal communities internationally. The cave in of summer time ice within the Arctic will free up huge quantities of methane lately trapped via offshore permafrost. Methane has twenty-three occasions higher greenhouse warming impact in line with molecule than CO2; an ice-free arctic summer time will subsequently have an albedo impact just about similar to that of the ultimate thirty years.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Sacrifice for Stalin: The Cost and Value of the Arctic Convoys Re-assessed

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Catalina Over Arctic Oceans: Anti-Submarine and Rescue Flying in World War II [French]

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An Arctic Man by Ernie Lyall (.AZW3)

An Arctic Man: The classic account of sixty-five years in Canada’s North by Ernie Lyall
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.5MB
Overview: The classic biography describing sixty-five years as a European-origin man married to an Inuit woman living in Canada’s North from the early 1900s to the 1970s. Born in Labrador in 1901, ERNIE LYALL lived his entire life in the Canadian North, learning the culture and techniques of the Inuit.He and his wife Ninisha raised a family whose members play a significant role in today’s Nunavut. His 1979 text is introduced in this edition by his son Bill Lyall. ""A book that’s utterly Canadian: the story, told without pretension, of an ordinary man living in an extraordinary piece of geography and helping to change it.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

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Arctic Ordeal by C. Stuart Houston

Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822 by C. Stuart Houston (Editor)
Requirements: .PDF reader, 19MB
Overview: Only a handful of the original members of Sir John Franklin’s first Arctic expedition returned. John Richardson was one of them. His journal recounts their journey across the Barren Grounds, providing many details not found in Franklin’s own 1823 narrative and raising questions about Franklin’s ability as a leader.

In addition to his achievements as a doctor, meteorologist, and cartographer, Richardson was the first great naturalist to study the North American Arctic. His journal made such an outstanding contribution to ornithology, ichthyology, botany, and geology that much of modern Arctic research is founded upon his observations. Enhanced by fifty-six line drawings and eight maps, Arctic Ordeal will interest a wide audience as well as medical historians, geographers, anthropologists, and botanists.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Red Arctic by John McCannon

Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union, 1932-1939 by John McCannon
Requirements: .PDF reader, 15.5MB
Overview: A work of refreshing originality and vivid appeal, Red Arctic tells the story of Stalinist Russia’s massive campaign to explore and develop its Northern territories during the 1930s. Author John McCannon recounts the dramatic stories of the polar expeditions–conducted by foot, ship, and
plane–that were the pride of Stalinist Russia, in order to expose the reality behind them: chaotic blunders, bureaucratic competition, and the eventual rise of the Gulag as the dominant force in the North. Red Arctic also traces the development of the polar-based popular culture of the decade,
making use of memoirs, films, radio broadcasts, children’s books, and cultural ephemera ranging from placards to postage stamps to show how Russia’s "Arctic Myth" became an integral part of the overall socialist-realist aesthetic that animated Stalinist culture throughout the 1930s.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Spectral Arctic: A History of Ghosts by Shane McCorristine

The Spectral Arctic: A History of Ghosts and Dreams in Polar Exploration by Shane McCorristine
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Overview: The Arctic was long imagined as an otherworldly place, thousands of miles from the warmth and familiarity of home, and nineteenth-century Britons were fascinated by the notion of the heroic explorer voyaging through harsh terrain in pursuit of the Northwest Passage. But the mapping of this vast uncharted territory was only part of the fascination with the Arctic; Explorers and those who eagerly followed their perilous progress were also fascinated by the unknown, by the dreams and ghosts that might materialize there.
The narratives of Arctic exploration that we are all familiar with today are just the tip of the iceberg, argues Shane McCorristine, and there are a great many more mysterious stories beneath the surface. In contrast to oft-told tales of heroism and disaster, The Spectral Arctic reveals the hidden stories of dreaming and haunted explorers, of frozen mummies, of rescue balloons, visits to Inuit shamans, and of the entranced female clairvoyants who traveled to the Arctic in search of John Franklin’s lost expedition. Through new readings of archival documents, exploration narratives, and fictional texts, these stories reflect the complex ways that men and women actually thought about the Arctic in the past. This revisionist historical account also allows us to make sense of current cultural and political concerns in the Canadian Arctic about the long-lost Franklin Expedition and the recent rediscovery of the two ships.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Arctic Labyrinth: The Quest for the Northwest Passage

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