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Science and the Canadian Arctic; a Century of Exploration 1818-1918.

By: LEVERE, Trevor H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1993).: 1993

Seller ID: S12650

ISBN: 0521419336


First edition. 8vo. xiv, 438 pp. 2 maps, 41 figures, index. Silver-stamped black cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed. Near fine. [br] ISBN: 0521419336. "This is a study of the nature and role of science in the exploration of the Canadian Arctic. It covers the century that began with the British Royal Naval expeditions of 1818 and ends with the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918. Professor Levere focuses on the imperialistic dimensions and nationalistic aspiration... View more info