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Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): Mediating Mountains

Peak Pursuits: The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century. By Caroline Schaumann (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020), 365pp.

DOI
https://doi.org/10.47060/jaaas.v2i2.141
Submitted
April 9, 2021
Published
2022-04-26

Abstract

This is a review of Caroline Schaumann's monograph Peak Pursuits (2020).

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