The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction
Category: Political Sciences
£6.06 All prices include VAT Free delivery

Select your Price

Price £6.06
Delivery till Thursday, 22.03.2018
Dodax EU
Price £11.68
Delivery till Thursday, 29.03.2018

Product Details

GTIN13 9780199697687
Release Date
Product Type: Paperback
Pages 160
Language English
Weight 124g
Dimension 174 x 111 mm


The Antarctic is one the most hostile natural environments in the world. It is an extraordinary physical space, which changes significantly in shape and size with the passing of the seasons. Politically, it is unique as it contains one of the few areas of continental space not claimed by any nation-state. Scientifically, the continental ice sheet has provided us with vital evidence about the Earth's past climate. In this Very Short Introduction, Klaus Dodds provides a modern account of Antarctica, highlighting the main issues facing the continent today. Looking at how the Antarctic has been explored and represented in the last hundred years, Dodds considers the main exploratory and scientific achievements of the region. He explains how processes such as globalization mean that the Antarctic is increasingly involved in a wider circuit of ideas, goods, people, trade, and governance - all of which have an impact on the future of the region.




Antarctica attracts great interest from political leaders, journalists, and public audiences around the world. In this Very Short Introduction, Klaus Dodds presents a modern account of Antarctica, looking closely at contemporary developments in commerce, science, sovreignty, and governance.
5 great reasons for Dodax!




Ordering process

Wide range
of products

© 2012 - 2017 Dodax AG or its affiliates