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The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know

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Conversations defining the Arctic region often provoke debate and controversy -- for scientists, this lies in the imprecise and imaginary line known as the Arctic Circle; for countries like Canada, Russia, the United States, and Denmark, such discussions are based in competition for land and resources; for indigenous communities, those discussions are also rooted in issues ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 20th 2019 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Pieter
Nov 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Essential for everyone who wants to understand the relations of man and nature in the Far North. Historic as well as for the coming decades. Very nuanced and detailled with a lot of references to legal texts as well as literature and art. Highly recommended!
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Aug 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: geography, politics
A must-read if one wants to understand the Arctic.
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An informative and historical book on the Arctic.

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Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London. He was educated at Wellington College and the University of Bristol where he completed degrees in geography and political science. After taking up a position at the University of Edinburgh, he was appointed to a lectureship at Royal Holloway in 1994.

In 2005 Klaus Doods was awarded the annual Philip Leverhulme Prize by
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