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A Scot of the Antarctic: the reception and commemoration of William Speirs Bruce
(University of Edinburgh; College of Science and Engineering; School of GeoScience, 2003-12)
2002–2004 marks the centenary of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Led by the Scots naturalist and oceanographer William Speirs Bruce (1867–1921), the Expedition, a two-year exploration of the Weddell Sea, was ...
Of poles, pressmen, and the newspaper public: reporting the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902–1904
(Royal Scottish Geographical Society, 2005)
Between 1902 and 1904, the Scots naturalist William Speirs Bruce (1867-1921) led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition on a voyage of oceanographical discovery. Unlike other British expeditions undertaken during the ...
Reading the reception of Ellen Churchill Semple’s Influences of geographic environment (1911)
(The University of Edinburgh, 2008)
This is a thesis in the historical geography of textual reception and meaning. Its focus is Influences of geographic environment (1911), by American geographer Ellen Churchill Semple (1861–1932). Semple’s book, a treatise ...