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Arctic science in circulation at the Royal Geographical Society c.1880–1914

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Much historical scholarship has examined the events which took place as various explorers ventured into the Northernmost areas of the earth’s surface. Such analysis has sought to understand the multiple and overlapping motivations that lay behind these Arctic expeditionary practices. Importantly, studies have also shown that explorers were key actors in the production of geographical knowledge pertaining to this geographical region and it has also been demonstrated that this knowledge was to ...

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University of Oxford
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University of Cambridge
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AH/N00261X/1
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DPhil
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