Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival

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Phanes Press, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 260 pages
This compelling book uses extensive foreign- language sources to enlighten English-speaking readers about the effect of the tilt of the earth's axis on catastrophes, the Hollow Earth Theory and the link between UFOs and the polar regions.

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Well, this was a disappointment. I'd been led to expect a scholarly overview of "polar mythology", but it turns out Godwin is a credulous esotericist himself. For example, noting that Blavatsky's and ... Read full review


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Joscelyn Godwin was born in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England on January 16, 1945. He was educated as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral School, Oxford, then at Radley College (Music Scholar), and Magdalene College, Cambridge (Music Scholar; B.A., 1965, Mus. B., 1966, M.A. 1969). Coming to the USA in 1966, he did graduate work in Musicology at Cornell University (Ph. D., 1969; dissertation: "The Music of Henry Cowell") and taught at Cleveland State University for two years before joining the Colgate University Music Department in 1971. He has taught at Colgate ever since.

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