A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America
Winner of the 2011 Lionel Gelber Prize, the J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, the CAA Lela Common Award for Canadian History, and shortlisted for the 2010 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.
Now available in paperback, Polar Imperative is based on Shelagh Grant's groundbreaking archival research and draws on her reputation as a leading historian in the field. It is a compelling overview of the historical claims of sovereignty over this continent's polar regions. This engaging, timely history examines:
Told from a Canadian perspective, this book will become a standard reference on Arctic history and will redefine North Americans' understanding of the sovereign rights and responsibilities of Canada's northernmost region.
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