New PDF release: Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the Age of Polar

By Lill-Ann Körber,Scott MacKenzie,Anna Westerståhl Stenport

ISBN-10: 3319391151

ISBN-13: 9783319391151

This publication bargains a various and groundbreaking account of the intersections among modernities and environments within the circumpolar worldwide North, foregrounding the Arctic as a serious area of modernity, the place the previous, current, and way forward for the planet’s environmental and political platforms are projected and imagined. Investigating the Arctic sector as a privileged web site of modernity, this ebook articulates the globally major, yet usually ignored, junctures among environmentalism and sustainability, indigenous epistemologies and medical rhetoric, and decolonization techniques and governmentality. With foreign services made simply obtainable, readers can become aware of and comprehend the increase and conflicted prestige of Arctic modernities, from the 19th century polar explorer period to the current day of anthropogenic weather change.

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