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Ice Great Moments in the History of Hard, Cold Water

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ISBN-10: 0873516281

ISBN-13: 9780873516280

Edition: 2008

Authors: Karal Ann Marling

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"Put your mittens on; you'll freeze to death!" admonish the world's grandmothers as the temperature plummets. No doubt the Arctic explorers--today in their GORE-TEX, historically in their woolens--needed no such instruction. Icy climes bring with them the dangers of frostbite, but also the poetic beauty of glaciers and ice shelves, of ice palaces and aurora borealis. Karal Ann Marling explores these topics and more as she considers the history of "hard, cold water." What better place to start than with dessert? The pleasure of ice cream on a hot day has been known since the sixteenth century, although it wasn't until a few hundred years later that reliable refrigeration made the treat…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 10/15/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Karal Ann Marling is Professor of Art History at the University of Minnesota.

Breaking the Ice
Ice Sweet Ice
Over the Ice
Romantic Ice
Ice Made, Ice Found, Ice Sold
Ice Castles
Exhibiting Ice and Ice People
Holes in the Ice
Icy Fingers Up and Down My Spine
Thank You!
A Very Short Ice Glossary
Selected Bibliography
Illustration Credits