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The Arctic Contested


Keith Battarbee and John Erik Fossum

In recent decades, and in particular as a result of global climate change, the significance of the Arctic has radically shifted, from a remote periphery to a region of intensifying political and academic interest and of conflicting interests.
This collection of texts examines in particular how national and international politics and law impact on Arctic governance, communications and indigenous rights; and in parallel, explores perceptions and experiences of the North in literature and the dramatic arts. The book thus offers a platform for cross-disciplinary dialogue, in order to highlight that the Arctic is too multi-faceted and complex for any one discipline or approach adequately to encompass.
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The publication of this book has been generously supported by the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies (NACS).

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ISSN 1781-3867ISBN 978-2-87574-206-3 (paperback)ISBN 978-3-0352-6458-6 (eBook)D/2014/5678/70

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