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Author Grant, Shelagh D. (Shelagh Dawn), 1938-

Title Polar imperative : a history of Arctic sovereignty in North America / Shelagh D. Grant

Publ Info Vancouver ; Berkeley [Calif.] : Douglas & McIntyre, [2010]
[Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Lincoln  G593 .G73 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  G593 .G73 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 540 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[511]-518) and index
Contents Defining the parameters -- First inhabitants, 3000 BC-1500 AD -- Merchants and monarchs, 1500-1814 -- The British admiralty and the Arctic, 1818-53 -- Purchase of Alaska, 1818-67 -- Sale of Rupert's Land, 1870 -- British transfer of the Arctic Islands, 1870-1900 -- Perfecting sovereign titles, 1900-38 -- World War II, 1939-45 -- Postwar and Cold War, 1946-91 -- Arctic oil and Aboriginal rights, 1960-2004 -- Beginning of a new era -- Conflicts and challenges
LC subject Arctic regions -- International status -- History
Jurisdiction, Territorial -- Arctic regions -- History
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights -- Arctic regions
Arctic regions -- History
ISBN 9781553654186
1553654188