Arctic Dreams

Author: Barry Lopez
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473512492
Size: 37.76 MB
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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT MACFARLANE Lopez’s journey across our frozen planet is a celebration of the Arctic in all its guises. A hostile landscape of ice, freezing oceans and dazzling skyscapes. Home to millions of diverse animals and people. The stage to massive migrations by land, sea and air. The setting of epic exploratory voyages. And, in crystalline prose, Lopez captures the magic of the Arctic – the essential mystery and beauty of a continent that has enchanted man’s imagination and ambition for centuries.

Arctic Dreams

Author: Carole Gerber
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
ISBN: 9781580890212
Size: 77.31 MB
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An Eskimo mother talks to her sleepy child as they go on a journey through the peaceful world of the Arctic and its animals.

2019 Weekly Planner

Author: Minnie and Roman's
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781723970788
Size: 62.92 MB
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Swirls of bright white and intense blues evoke the Arctic ice in this gorgeous planner. The 2019 Weekly Planner features plenty of room for your dreams and schemes with each week on two side-by-by pages: all seven days are visible at a glance! At 6"x9", this paperback planner is small enough to tuck in a bag but large enough to keep track of your schedule. The planner also includes a two-page yearly calendar, social media nameplate and a goal setting section with reminders on how to set effective goals. Calendar includes all federal holidays plus major observances. 118 pages, softcover, cream paper.


Author: Minnie Roman's
ISBN: 9781726698283
Size: 36.22 MB
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Swirls of bright white and intense blues evoke the Arctic ice in this gorgeous journal. At 6"x9", this paperback notebook is small enough to tuck in a bag but large enough to keep track of all your thoughts and dreams. 240 pages, cream paper, lined, softcover.

Arctic Modernities

Author: Heidi Hansson
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1527506916
Size: 25.76 MB
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Less tangible than melting polar glaciers or the changing social conditions in northern societies, the modern Arctic represented in writings, visual images and films has to a large extent been neglected in scholarship and policy-making. However, the modern Arctic is a not only a natural environment dramatically impacted by human activities. It is also an incongruous amalgamation of exoticized indigenous tradition and a mundane everyday. The chapters in this volume examine the modern Arctic from all these perspectives. They demonstrate to what extent the processes of modernization have changed the discursive signification of the Arctic. They also investigate the extent to which the traditions of heroic Arctic images – whether these traditions are affirmed, contested or repudiated – have continued to shape, influence and inform modern discourses. Sometimes the Arctic is seen as synonymous with modernity itself. Sometimes it appears as a utopian space signalling a different future. However, it still often represents the continued survival within modernity of the past as nostalgia, longing, dream and myth.

Spectral Arctic

Author: Shane McCorristine
Publisher: UCL Press
ISBN: 1787352455
Size: 62.96 MB
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Visitors to the Arctic enter places that have been traditionally imagined as otherworldly. This strangeness fascinated audiences in nineteenth-century Britain when the idea of the heroic explorer voyaging through unmapped zones reached its zenith. The Spectral Arctic re-thinks our understanding of Arctic exploration by paying attention to the importance of dreams and ghosts in the quest for the Northwest Passage. The narratives of Arctic exploration that we are all familiar with today are just the tip of the iceberg: they disguise a great mass of mysterious and dimly lit stories beneath the surface. In contrast to oft-told tales of heroism and disaster, this book reveals the hidden stories of dreaming and haunted explorers, of frozen mummies, of rescue balloons, visits to Inuit shamans, and of the entranced female clairvoyants who travelled to the Arctic in search of John Franklin’s lost expedition. Through new readings of archival documents, exploration narratives, and fictional texts, these spectral stories reflect the complex ways that men and women actually thought about the far North in the past. This revisionist historical account allows us to make sense of current cultural and political concerns in the Canadian Arctic about the location of Franklin’s ships.