Sara Wheeler

Tips About Icebergs

  • Roger Howard, 
  • Richard Sale, 
  • Alun Anderson, 
  • Charles Emmerson

Cold is the new hot, judging by this avalanche of books on polar economics. Until recently the Arctic has languished in the southern imagination as a romantic hinterland of bergs and pack, a region that made headlines only when Santa mounted his sleigh. Now scarcely a day goes by without a media story relating a fresh bout of geopolitical manoeuvring north of the Arctic Circle. Why? 

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