William Mills Prize 2018

(* indicates that it was shortlisted)

2018 William Mills Prize Recipient

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Fitzhugh, William W. and Martin T. Nweeia, eds. Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend. Montreal and Hanover, NH: International Polar Institute; and Washington, DC: Arctic Studies Center, November 2017. ISBN: 978-0-9967480-1-8.

2018 William Mills Prize Honorable Mentions

Chester, Sharon. The Arctic Guide: Wildlife of the Far North. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, October 2016. ISBN: 978-0-691-13975-3 (Paperback); 978-1-400-86596-3 (eBook).

Kløver, Geir O. Lessons from the Arctic – How Roald Amundsen won the race to the South Pole. Oslo: The Fram Museum, September 2017. ISBN: 978-82-8235-085-3.

2018 William Mills Prize Nominees

*Barraclough, Eleanor Rosamond et al., eds. Imagining the Supernatural North. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, October 2016. ISBN: 978-1-77212-267-1 (Paper); 978-1-77212-293-0 (EPUB); 978-1-77212-294-7 (MOBI); 978-1-77212-295-4 (ePDF).

Bessels, Emil. Polaris: The Chief Scientist’s Recollections of the American North Pole Expedition, 1871-73. William Barr, ed. and trans. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press, November 2016. ISBN: 978-1-55238-875-4 (Paperback); 978-1-55238-877-8 (Institutional PDF); 978-1-55238-878-5 (EPUB); 978-1-55238-879-2 (MOBI).

Borkan, Brad and David Hirzel. When Your Life Depends on It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons from the Antarctic. Pacifica, Ca: Terra Nova Press, January 2017. ISBN: 978-1-945312-05-2 (Paperback); 978-1-945312-07-6 (eBook).

*Capelotti, P. J. The Greatest Show in the Arctic: the American Exploration of Franz Josef Land, 1898–1905. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, May 2016. ISBN: 978-0-8061-5222-6. Volume 82 in The American Exploration and Travel Series.

*Dodds, Klaus et al., eds. Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, January 2017. ISBN: 978 1 78471 767 4 (Hardback); 978 1 78471 768 1 (eBook).

*Harper, Kenn. Thou Shalt Do No Murder: Inuit, Injustice and the Canadian Arctic. Iqaluit: Nunavut Arctic College Media, September 2017. ISBN: 978-1-89756-849-1.

Helander-Renvall, Elina. Sámi Society Matters. Edited by Jarno Valkonen and Sanna Valkonen. Rovaniemi: Lapland University Press, October 2016. ISBN: 978-952-310-980-3.

Ingólfsdóttir, Auður H. Climate Change and Security in the Arctic: A feminist analysis of values and norms shaping climate policy in Iceland. Rovaniemi: University of Lapland, December 2016. ISBN: 978-952-484-934-0 (Print); 978-952-484-935-7 (ePDF). Acta Universitatis Lapponiensis 338. Acta electronica Universitatis Lapponiensis 206.

Ives, Jack D. Baffin Island: Field Research and High Arctic Adventure, 1961-67. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press, March 2016. ISBN: 978-1-55238-829-7 (Paperback); 978-1-55238-831-0 (Institutional PDF); 978-1-55238-832-7 (EPUB); 978-1-55238-833-4 (MOBI).

Johansen, Bjørn Fossli et al, eds. Svalbard fra lufta = Svalbard From Above. Tromsø: Norwegian Polar Institute, December 2017. ISBN: 978-82-7666-410-2. Norwegian Polar Institute Report Series no. 149.

Jokela, Timo and Glen Coutts, eds. Relate North: Culture, Community and Communication. Rovaniemi: Lapland University Press, December 2016 (ePDF 1st edition); March 2017 (Print). ISBN: 978-952-310-959-9 (Print); 978-952-310-958-2 (ePDF, 1st edition, 2016); 978-952-310-957-5 (ePDF, 2nd revised edition, 2017).

Kafarowski, Joanna. The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame: a Life of Louise Arner Boyd. Toronto: Dundurn Press, November 2017. ISBN: 978-1-45973-970-3 (Paperback); 978-1-45973-971-0 (ePDF); 978-1-45973-972-7 (EPUB).

Khadilkar, Jagadish, P. Antarctica: the Frozen Continent’s Environment, Changing Logistics and Relevance to India. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing, May 2017. ISBN: 978-93-86432-00-1 (Hardcover); 978-93-86643-00-1 (EPUB).

*Leane, Elizabeth. South Pole: Nature and Culture. London: Reaktion Books, April 2016. ISBN: 978-1780235967.

Lessera, Pamela et al.  SusMinNor: Sustainable Mining in the Northernmost Europe – Lessons Learned and Practices Developed. Synthesis Report: Sustainable Mining – Nordic Advanced Knowledge Synthesis Guidebook – Good Practises and Knowledge Gaps. Rovaniemi: University of Lapland, March 2017. ISBN: 978-952-484-964-7 (ePDF).

*Lewis-Jones, Huw. Imagining the Arctic: Heroism, Spectacle and Polar Exploration. London: I.B. Tauris, March 2017. ISBN: 978-1-78453-658-9 (Hardcover); 978-1-78672-246-1 (EPUB); 978-1-78673-246-0 (ePDF).

McGoogan, Ken. Dead Reckoning: the Untold Story of the Northwest Passage. Toronto: Patrick Crean Editions, HarperCollins Publishers, September 2017. ISBN: 978-1-44344-126-1 (Hardcover); 978-1-44344-127-8 (Paperback); 978-1-44344-128-5 (eBook).

Millman, Lawrence. At the End of the World: a True Story of Murder in the Arctic. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press, January 2017. ISBN: 978-1-250-11140-1 (Hardcover); 978-1-250-11141-8 (eBook).

Paniaq, Herv. Animals Illustrated: Walrus. Illustrated by Ben Shannon. Iqaluit: Inhabit Media, June 2017.  ISBN: 978-1-77227-142-3.

*Potter, Russell. Finding Franklin: the Untold Story of a 165-year Search. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, July 2016. ISBN: 978-0-7735-4784-1 (Cloth); 978-0-7735-9961-1 (ePDF); 978-0-7735-9962-8 (EPUB).

Powell, Richard C. Studying Arctic Fields: Cultures, Practices, and Environmental Sciences. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, December 2017. ISBN: 978-0-7735-5112-1 (Cloth); 978-0-7735-5113-8 (Paper); 978-0-7735-5255-5 (ePDF); 978-0-7735 5256-2 (EPUB). McGill-Queen’s Native and Northern Series number 92.

Rasing, Willem. Too Many People: Contact, Disorder, Change in an Inuit Society, 1822-2015. Iqaluit: Nunavut Arctic College Media, June 2017. ISBN: 978-1-897568-40-8.

Souders, Paul, photographer. Nanuq: Life with Polar Bears. Iqaluit: Inhabit Media, November 2016. ISBN: 978-1-77227-124-9.