Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the Age of Polar by Lill-Ann Körber,Scott MacKenzie,Anna Westerståhl Stenport

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

This ebook deals 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 prior, current, and way forward for the planet’s environmental and political structures are projected and imagined. Investigating the Arctic zone as a privileged web site of modernity, this ebook articulates the globally major, yet usually missed, junctures among environmentalism and sustainability, indigenous epistemologies and medical rhetoric, and decolonization innovations and governmentality. With foreign services made simply available, readers can notice 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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