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Environmental Nationalism

Adrian Howkins

in Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190249144
eISBN:
9780190249175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249144.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, World Modern History

From the late 1930s onward, nationalists in Argentina and Chile became increasingly active in their opposition to British sovereignty claims in the Antarctic Peninsula region. This chapter shows how ... More


Hating and Loving the “Real” Abe Lincolns: Lincoln and the American South

David W. Blight

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image and reception of Abraham Lincoln in the American South. It analyzes the concept of a “Southerner” and describes how Southerners have used, appropriated, hated, loved, ... More


Introduction: Frozen Empires

Adrian Howkins

in Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190249144
eISBN:
9780190249175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249144.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, World Modern History

The chapter sets out the book’s central argument for imperial continuity in the environmental history of the Antarctic Peninsula. The chapter introduces the concept of “environmental authority,” ... More


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