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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 ...
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 ...