Polar Obsession

Author: Paul Nicklen
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426205112
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A naturalist photographer presents a volume of works depicting the endangered regions of Antarctica and the Arctic, documenting the negative impact of climate change on the lives and habitats of seals, whales and other regional wildlife.

The Last Great Quest

Author: Max Jones
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191622338
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British interest in polar exploration had diminished after the excesses of the
search for Franklin, but, thanks in no small measure to the efforts of ... By 1890
British involvement in polar exploration was ... For without Markham's polar
obsession, ...

Narwhals

Author: Todd McLeish
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295804696
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London: Penguin, 1998. Newman, Murray. Life in a Fishbowl: Confessions of an
Aquarium Director. Vancouver, B.C.: Douglas & McIntyre, 1994. Nicklen, Paul. “
Arctic Ivory.” National Geographic, August 2007, 110–29. ———. Polar
Obsession.

Thin Ice

Author: Mark Bowen
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1429932708
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And the mainstream ice coring community remained very much in the grip of its
polar obsession. The core they had finally recovered five years earlier at Dye 3,
in Greenland, had provided tantalizing hints of multiple, dramatic, and abrupt ...

The Alpine Journal

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With a virtuoso energy, tending sometimes towards overkill, Spufford
demonstrates how intensely these notions impregnated British art and manners
in the heyday of the polar obsession, especially during the long years in which
expeditions ...

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of The Modern World

Author: Peter N. Stearns
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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It was left for an American, Robert Edwin Peary (1856- 1920), to take up the polar
obsession, which held him in its grip from the early 1890s until his claimed
success in 1909. Unlike most previous explorers, Peary relied upon the
technology, ...

The Kenyon Review

Author: John Crowe Ransom
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minor obsession : the fact that he is fascinated with his own name, fascinated with
a kind of schoolboy intensity at the odd prank of fate which ... It is interesting to
note here that Greene suffers from what might be called a "polar" obsession.

National Geographic

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For a polar outpost so solid and austere, covered half by permanent snow and
ice and half by bare rock and tundralike vegetation, South The wreck of ...
Photographer Paul Nicklens latest collection of Arctic images is titled Polar
Obsession.

How To Acquire Books Listed In Current Contents

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C. Hopley 18 Wellman, Walter Polar Obsession • American Journalist/Explorer
Wellman, Walter (1858-1934). K.C. Tessendorf 20 Message to Macarthur -
Dismissal of Macarthur.Douglas as Commander of United-Nations Forces in
Korea and ...

Essays In Graham Greene

Author: Peter Wolfe
Publisher: Lucas Hall Pr
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It is interesting to note here that Greene suffers from what might be called a "polar
" obsession. His fascination with the names Graham and Greene is
counterbalanced by a marked antipathy for his own first Christian name — "Henry
.