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Antarctica and the Humanities
Philosophy and History, KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Philosophy and History of Technology, History of Science, Technology and Environment.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-0019-8251
Philosophy and History, KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Philosophy and History of Technology, History of Science, Technology and Environment.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7815-8340
2016 (English)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

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 global climate change. As this book shows, the tools of literary studies, history, archaeology, and more, can likewise produce important insights into the nature of the modern world and humanity more broadly.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 1st. , 312 p.
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Keyword [en]
humanities, Antarctica, science, history, archaeology, literature
National Category
Humanities
Research subject
History of Science, Technology and Environment
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-192682ISBN: 978-1-137-54575-6 (print)ISBN: 978-1-137-54574-9 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-192682DiVA: diva2:971882
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Humaniorans Antarktis
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Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, F12-1661:1
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QC 20161028

Available from: 2016-09-19 Created: 2016-09-19 Last updated: 2016-10-28Bibliographically approved

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