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Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, & emperor penguins / Gavin Francis.

Francis, Gavin. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781619021846
  • ISBN: 1619021846
  • Description: ix, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2013]

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Content descriptions

General Note: "First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Chatto & Windus"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-260).
Contents Note: Preface : a glimpse from the ice -- Imagining Antarctica -- The axis of the Atlantic -- Of kings and emperors -- Antarctica at last! -- High days and holidays -- The hinge of the continent -- Waiting for winter -- Darkness and light -- Midwinter -- The third quarter -- The promise of life -- Gathering light -- Freedom of the ice -- Of endings and beginnings -- Afterwod : the memory of Antarctica.

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