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Author Blum, Hester, author.

Title The news at the ends of the earth : the print culture of polar exploration / Hester Blum.

Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 298 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Extreme printing -- Arctic news -- Antarctic imprints -- Dead letter reckoning -- Inuit knowledge and Charles Francis Hall.
Summary Hester Blum examines the rich, offbeat collection of printed ephemera created by nineteenth- and early twentieth-century polar explorers, showing how ship newspapers and other writing shows how explores wrestled with questions of time, space, and community while providing them with habits to survive the extreme polar climate.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 29, 2019).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Subject Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Sources.
Polar regions -- History -- Sources.
Explorers -- Polar regions -- Diaries.
Survival -- Psychological aspects.
Climatic changes -- Psychological aspects.
Human ecology -- Psychological aspects.
Régions polaires -- Découverte et exploration -- Sources.
Régions polaires -- Histoire -- Sources.
Explorateurs -- Régions polaires -- Journaux intimes.
Habiletés de survie -- Aspect psychologique.
Climat -- Changements -- Aspect psychologique.
Écologie humaine -- Aspect psychologique.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
TRAVEL -- Budget.
TRAVEL -- Hikes & Walks.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
TRAVEL -- Parks & Campgrounds.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media Studies.
Discoveries in geography. (OCoLC)fst00894950
Explorers. (OCoLC)fst00918556
Human ecology -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00962962
Survival -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01773140
Polar regions. (OCoLC)fst01245645
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Diaries. (OCoLC)fst01423794
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Other Form: Print version: Blum, Hester. News at the ends of the earth. Durham : Duke University Press, 2019 9781478003229 (DLC) 2018040994
ISBN 9781478004486 (electronic book)
1478004487 (electronic book)
9781478003229 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1478003227 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
9781478003878 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
1478003871 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
Report No. (Coutts)043879598
Standard No. AU@ 000064205359

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