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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

A Larger Role for Unions

Organized labour may be shrinking but the rhetoric is still upbeat

This United League

Will not die, will not perish

Adriana Craciun

Adriana Craciun is University of California Presidential Chair at the University of California, Riverside, and Fulbright Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh. She has published widely on the history of Arctic exploration and is the author of Writing Arctic Disaster: Authorship and Exploration (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

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Adriana Craciun

Flotsam & Jetsam

Franklin’s shipwreck and a modern controversy January–February 2016
Lady Jane Franklin would be thrilled to be told of the discovery of HMS Erebus, the ship on which her husband, John Franklin, disappeared in 1845 while searching for the Northwest Passage. She would read Franklin’s Lost Ship: The Historic Discovery of HMS Erebus with avid interest because, like the authors John Geiger and Alanna…

The Franklin Mystery

As Canada stakes its claim to the “New North,” the expedition’s lost wreckage has gone from Victorian fixation to strategic linchpin May 2012
Searching for the lost John Franklin Arctic expedition has been a popular and profitable industry since the explorer vanished in 1845. Seeking the Northwest Passage on behalf of the British Admiralty, Franklin, his ships Erebus and Terror, and his crew of 129 vanished in the Arctic Archipelago. They left behind only scattered debris and evidence of survivor…