The Arctic Book Review


Issue Editor: Huw Lewis-Jones


 

"Landing at Svalbard," by Sir Wally Herbert, © Wally Herbert



Volume Nine, Numbers One and Two: Spring/Fall 2008



A NOTE FROM THE FOUNDING EDITOR

 

This Issue's Reviews

 

The Polar World, by Sir Wally Herbert

Reviewed by Russell A. Potter

 

Arctic Spectacles: The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818-1875, by Russell A. Potter

Reviewed by Huw Lewis-Jones

 

Arctic Hell-Ship: The Voyage of HMS Enterprise, 1850 – 1855 by William Barr

Reviewed by Jonathan Dore

 

Apostle to the Inuit: The Journals and Ethnographic Notes of Edmund James Peck, The Baffin Years, 1894 – 1905, edited by Frédéric Laugrand, Jarich Oosten and François Trudel

Reviewed by Kenn Harper

 

Race to the Polar Sea: The Heroic Adventures of Elisha Kent Kane by Ken McGoogan

Reviewed by Jonathan Dore

 

Raising Kane: Elisha Kent Kane and the Culture of Fame in Antebellum America by Mark Metzler Sawin

Reviewed by Russell A. Potter

 

Nanoq: flat out and bluesome: A Cultural Life of Polar Bears by Bryndis Snæbjornsdottir and Mark Wilson

Reviewed by Russell A. Potter

 

 


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