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Antarctic Research Features

17 January 2017:

1 Antarctic Politics coverThe Antarctic and Southern Ocean are hotspots for contemporary endeavours to oversee 'the last frontier' of the Earth. The Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of the governance, geopolitics, international law, cultural studies and history of the region. Four thematic sections take readers from the earliest human encounters to contemporary resource exploitation and climate change. Written by leading experts, the Handbook brings together the very best interdisciplinary social science and humanities scholarship on the Antarctic and Southern Ocean.

Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica - edited by Klaus Dodds, Alan D. Hemmings and Peder Roberts, with contributions from many of the SCAR History and Social Science group members.

For more information and to purchase a copy, please visit the publisher's website.  SCAR readers are entitled to a 35% discount - just go to the Handbook page, add the book to your basket, click on the basket and use code SCAR35 in the discount box.

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