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The spectral Arctic : a history of dreams and ghosts in polar exploration

Author: Shane McCorristine
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 2018.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane McCorristine
ISBN: 1787352471 9781787352476 1787352463 9781787352469
OCLC Number: 1050106268
Description: x, 265 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Toward no earthly pole : otherworldly quests for a northwest passage --
Spectral geographies of the Artic : shamanism, reveries, wandering --
Mesmerism, clairvoyance and the search for the lost Franklin expedition --
Spiritual routes and revelations : the Franklin mystery renewed --
Polar queens, ghosts and mummies : women in Artic discourses --
The spectral place of the Franklin expedition in contemporary culture --
Afterword: The discoveries of the Erebus and Terror.
Responsibility: Shane McCorristine.

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