Tina Adcock: Why Should We Care About the Erebus (or Terror)?

September 16, 2014

In an article on ActiveHistory.ca, Assistant Professor Tina Adcock writes about historians' responses to the discovery of one of the famed Franklin Expedition ships last week.

  • My attention was caught by those who saw the announcement, and shrugged. “Who cares?” they said, in tweets and comments underneath articles. This sentiment was apparent even among groups who might be expected to care, for reasons of profession or location. Some historians and archaeologists, for example, were not particularly enthusiastic about the news...
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