, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 147–149 | Cite as

Science, environment and empire on the frozen continent

Adrian Howkins: Frozen empires: An environmental history of the Antarctic Peninsula. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017, 286pp, $35 HB
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MacMillan CenterYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.The University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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