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Selling the South: Marketing and Commercialisation of Antarctica


Nielsen, HE, Selling the South: Marketing and Commercialisation of Antarctica, Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica, Edward Elgar, Dodds K, Hemmings A D and Roberts P (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 183-199. ISBN 978 1 78471 767 4 (2017) [Research Book Chapter]

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Copyright 2017 Klaus Dodds, Alan D. Hemmings and Peter Roberts

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In 1913 the Australian explorer Douglas Mawson penned a series of articles for The Adelie Blizzard, the ‘newspaper’ of his Australasian Antarctic Expedition, where he explicitly outlined ‘the economic value to be extracted from this continent’.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Antarctica, commercialisation, marketing
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Environmental Sociology
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Other Environment
Objective Field:Environment not elsewhere classified
Author:Nielsen, HE (Ms Hanne Nielsen)
ID Code:115534
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-03-29
Last Modified:2018-02-14

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