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The news at the ends of the earth : the print culture of polar exploration

Author: Hester Blum
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hester Blum examines the rich, offbeat collection of printed ephemera created by nineteenth- and early twentieth-century polar explorers, showing how ship newspapers and other writing shows how explores wrestled with questions of time, space, and community while providing them with habits to survive the extreme polar climate.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
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Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blum, Hester, author.
News at the ends of the earth
Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018040994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hester Blum
ISBN: 9781478004486 1478004487
OCLC Number: 1056202917
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 298 pages).
Contents: Extreme printing --
Arctic news --
Antarctic imprints --
Dead letter reckoning --
Inuit knowledge and Charles Francis Hall.
Responsibility: Hester Blum.

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