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The Ambitions of Jane Franklin
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Alison Alexander
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-01 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin

A genius at publicity before the term existed, Jane Franklin was a celebrity in the mid-19th century. This is her remarkable life, including her extensive travels, her years in Tasmania as the governor's wife, and her very public battle to save her husband, the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, from
Lady Franklin's Revenge
Language: en
Pages: 467
Authors: Kenneth McGoogan
Categories: Arctic Regions
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Bantam Press

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Fatal Passage
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Ken McGoogan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-31 - Publisher: Random House

The true story of the remarkable John Rae - Arctic traveller and Hudson's Bay Company doctor - FATAL PASSAGE is a tale of imperial ambition and high adventure. In 1854 Rae solved the two great Arctic mysteries: the fate of the doomed Franklin expedition and the location of the last
On the Proper Use of Stars
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Dominique Fortier
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-07 - Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

A sparkling, inventive debut novel inspired by Sir John Franklin's grand — but ultimately failed — quest to discover the Northwest Passage and by his extraordinary wife, Lady Jane. Originally published in Quebec as Du bon usage des etoiles, Dominique Fortier's debut On the Proper Use of Stars is as
New Perspectives on the History of Gender and Empire
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ulrike Lindner, Dörte Lerp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

New Perspectives on the History of Gender and Empire extends our understanding of the gendered workings of empires, colonialism and imperialism, taking up recent impulses from gender history, new imperial history and global history. The authors apply new theoretical and methodological approaches to historical case studies around the globe in