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Arctic Environmental Modernities

Arctic Environmental Modernities

From the Age of Polar Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene

by Lill-Ann KoerberScott MacKenzie and Anna Westerstahl Stenport
Paperback
Publication Date: 13/06/2018
  $58.30
This book offers a diverse and groundbreaking account of the intersections between modernities and environments in the circumpolar global North, foregrounding the Arctic as a critical space of modernity, where the past, present, and future of the planet's environmental and political systems are projected and imagined. Investigating the Arctic region as a privileged site of modernity, this book articulates the globally significant, but often overlooked, junctures between environmentalism and sustainability, indigenous epistemologies and scientific rhetoric, and decolonization strategies and governmentality. With international expertise made easily accessible, readers can observe and understand the rise and conflicted status of Arctic modernities, from the nineteenth century polar explorer era to the present day of anthropogenic climate change.
ISBN:
9783319818214
9783319818214
Category:
History of science
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
13-06-2018
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin:
Switzerland
Pages:
273
Dimensions (mm):
210x148mm
Weight:
0.38kg

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