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The Ice: A Journey to Antarctica

A Journey to Antarctica

Published by Univ of Iowa Press .

About the Book

Half of this book is a detailed, scientific, sometimes rhapsodic dissertation on Antarctica's most prominent feature: ice in its various forms. Interspersed are chapters on the exploration, geopolitics, earth sciences, literature, and art of the region: intellectual histories assuming background knowledge. The alienness of Antarctica is stressed. Pyne, a professional historian, author of books such as Fire in America (1982), has written a work of interest to scholars and specialists, though likely to overwhelm the general reader.

The Physical Object

Format
Hardback
Number of pages
428
Dimensions
9 x 6.2 x 1.6 inches
Weight
1.9 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26333980M
Internet Archive
icejourneytoan00pyne
ISBN 10
0877451524
ISBN 13
9780877451525
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