Review of Polar Literature

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Book Review:The Frozen Ship: The Histories and Tales of Polar Exploration By Sarah Moss Blue Bridge Books 2006, 272 pages, $24.95 ISBN 10 0-7432-8077-6 As the Canadian poet Robert Service once noted, “There are strange things done in the midnight … Continued

Polar Research Today

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LIARS AND GENTLEMEN Kenn Harper The saga of Cook and Peary, the initial supportand separation from Freuchen and Rasmussenand and the role of Eskimo folk memory are recounted   Freuchen Rasmussen Cook Bartlett Players in the 1909 “Eskimo Witness Story” … Continued

About the Frederick A. Cook Society

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The Frederick A. Cook Society is a nonprofit, educational organization which holds an annual meeting, publishes a membership newsletter three times a year, and an annual journal of professional papers and scholarly work.  The Society maintains the Frederick A. Cook Collection … Continued

About Dr. Frederick A. Cook

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FREDERICK A. COOK (1865-1940): A SHORT BIOGRAPHY . In the earlier years of what is called “the Great Polar Controversy,” General A.W Greely,* leader of the ill-fated Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, gave this ringing testimony to other explorations that, like … Continued