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coldest crucible

Arctic exploration and American culture

by Robinson, Michael F.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Explorers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Scientists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Science -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMichael F. Robinson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG630.A5 R63 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3407459M
      ISBN 100226721841
      LC Control Number2005023250

      Audience College/Higher Education. At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. Publisher University Press of North Georgia. We've got this. ISBN Edited by . With the International Polar Year (March –March ) and centennial celebrations of the Robert E. Peary and Robert R. Scott expeditions, we are experiencing a new age of polar exploration. The Arctic and Antarctica are now at the center of global concerns about energy and the environment, with visual images—photographs of submersible vessels planting a Russian flag on the North Pole.

      Preppers Crucible Omnibus, Book 2. By: Deep into the coldest midwest winter on record, the nation is plunged into frigid darkness. Seeking Safety is a gripping tale of an ordinary group of people as they fight to survive after an EMP plunges the nation into frigid darkness. Would you have what it takes to survive the cold, dark, dangerous. He’s the author of two books: The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture, winner of the Book Award from the Forum for the History of Science in America, takes up the story of Arctic exploration in the United States during the height of its popularity, from to ; and The Lost White Tribe: Scientists, Explorers.

        A history of the Hamitic hypothesis, from its origins in the story of Noah’s disgraced son Ham in the book of Genesis to its presence in the Rwandan genocide of recent decades. Robinson (History/Univ. of Hartford; The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture, ) explains that the Hamitic hypothesis argues that fair-skinned.   Crucible is a team-based action shooter driven by the choices you make. Each match in Crucible is a fight for survival and control. Not only will you be going toe-to-toe with your fellow competitors, but you’ll have to adapt and overcome all the challenges the planet itself throws your way. You and your teammates will need to work together to.


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Paying particular attention to the perils facing explorers at home, The Coldest Crucible examines their struggles to build support for the expeditions before departure, defend their claims upon their return, and cast themselves as men worthy of the nation’s full attention.

In so doing, this book paints a new portrait of polar voyagers, one 5/5(4). In a narrative analysis alert to symbols as well as realities, The Coldest Crucible is ultimately about testing the mettle of the Americans themselves.

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt "This book makes an obvious contribution to the historiography of nineteenth and twentieth-century America, as well as to polar studies per se.

It also joins a growing Brand: University of Chicago Press. Paying particular attention to the perils facing explorers at home, The Coldest Crucible examines their struggles to build support for the expeditions before departure, defend their claims upon their return, and cast themselves as men worthy of the nation’s full attention.

In so doing, this book paints a new portrait of polar voyagers, one. Paying particular attention to the perils facing explorers at home, The Coldest Crucible examines their struggles to build support for the expeditions before departure, defend their claims upon their return, and cast themselves as men worthy of the nation’s full attention.

In so doing, this book paints a new portrait of polar voyagers, one. The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture Michael F. Robinson In the late s, “Arctic Fever” swept across the nation as dozens of American expeditions sailed north to the Arctic to find a sea route to Asia and, ultimately, to stand at the North Pole.

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Reviewed by Russell A. Potter. The broader cultural significance of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century’s fascination with exploring the polar regions of the earth, were it to be mapped, would disclose blank spaces at least as wide as the chimerical Open Polar Sea.

Robert Edwin Peary Sr. (/ ˈ p ɪər i /; May 6, – Febru ) was an American explorer and United States Navy officer who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

He is best known for claiming to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, Peary was born in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, but following his.

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Paying particular attention to the perils facing explorers at home, The Coldest Crucible examines their struggles to build support for the expeditions before departure, defend their claims upon their return, and cast themselves as men worthy of the nation's full attention.

In so doing, this book paints a new portrait of polar voyagers, one that /5. Michael Robinson, author of the Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture, unraveled the mystery of Arctic explorer Elisha Kent Kane who died.

Michael F. Robinson is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Hartford. He is the author of The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture, which won the Forum for the History of Science in America Prize in /5(2).

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Mapping the Arctic 2. The Franklin Search 3. The Art of Exploration In her book about Marie’s birth and infancy, The Snow Baby, girls and women emerge as the heroines of Arctic life while men, including Robert, are almost entirely absent. Rounding the Glacier Continent.