Scott’s and Shackleton’s huts : Antarctic heritage and international relations. (2016)
Type of ContentTheses / Dissertations
Thesis DisciplineAntarctic Studies
Degree NameDoctor of Philosophy
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury
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