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Flamingo B format edition of this literary novel based around the Victorian obsession with mapping and classification - which even extended to the inhospitable environment of the icy Arctic. A tale of endeavour and polar peril which tells the story of a nineteenth century Arctic expedition and of the women who were left behind.

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This is the story of a scientific expedition to the Arctic in 1855 and the women the explorers left behind. It portrays a Victorian society obsessed with mapping and classifying everything, where the emancipation of women and the evolution of species are the next great revolutions.

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ISBN:
9780006551416
Author:
BARRETT, ANDREA
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
N
Copyright:
Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
20000306
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
197 x 130 in.

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"Synopsis" by , This is the story of a scientific expedition to the Arctic in 1855 and the women the explorers left behind. It portrays a Victorian society obsessed with mapping and classifying everything, where the emancipation of women and the evolution of species are the next great revolutions.
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