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Ideological Origins of the Australian Antarctic, 1839-1933

  title={Ideological Origins of the Australian Antarctic, 1839-1933},
  author={Rohan Howitt},
  • Rohan Howitt
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • This thesis examines Australian ideas about the Antarctic in the nineteenth and earlytwentieth centuries. It seeks to go beyond the dominant diplomatic, geopolitical, legal, and scientific lenses through which Australian engagement with the Antarctic region has been viewed by tracing the genealogy of Australian ideas about the Antarctic. It focuses particularly on the development of the ideas that Australia had a unique interest in the Antarctic based on geographical proximity, that the… CONTINUE READING