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Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750–1920
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Ben Maddison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Between 1750 and 1920 over 15,000 people visited Antarctica. Despite such a large number the historiography has ignored all but a few celebrated explorers. Maddison presents a study of Antarctic exploration, telling the story of these forgotten facilitators, he argues that Antarctic exploration can be seen as an offshoot of
Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750 1920
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Ben Maddison
Categories: Antarctica
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-01 - Publisher:

Between 1750 and 1920 over 15,000 people visited Antarctica. Despite such a large number the historiography has ignored all but a few celebrated explorers. Maddison presents a study of Antarctic exploration, telling the story of these forgotten facilitators, he argues that Antarctic exploration can be seen as an offshoot of
Medicine and Colonialism
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Poonam Bala
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on India and South Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the essays in this collection address power and enforced modernity as applied to medicine. Clashes between traditional methods of healing and the practices brought in by colonizers are explored across both territories.
Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Klaus Dodds, Alan D. Hemmings, Peder Roberts
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-27 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

The Antarctic and Southern Ocean are hotspots for contemporary endeavours to oversee 'the last frontier' of the Earth. The Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of the governance, geopolitics, international law, cultural studies and history of the region. Four thematic sections take readers from
Antarctica and the Humanities
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Roberts Peder, Lize-Marié van der Watt, Adrian Howkins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-31 - Publisher: Springer

The continent for science is also a continent for the humanities. Despite having no indigenous human population, Antarctica has been imagined in powerful, innovative, and sometimes disturbing ways that reflect politics and culture much further north. Antarctica has become an important source of data for natural scientists working to understand