Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, "An Empire of Ice" presents a fascinating new take on ...Show synopsisPublished to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, "An Empire of Ice" presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration. Retold with added information, it's the first book to place the famed voyages of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, his British rivals Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, and others in a larger scientific, social, and geopolitical context.Hide synopsis
Description:New in new dust jacket. New Book. Sewn binding. Paper over...New in new dust jacket. New Book. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 326 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white, Maps. Audience: General/trade.
Description:New in New jacket. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2. First printing, first edition....New in New jacket. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2. First printing, first edition. Examines the expeditions of Robert Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Roald Amundsen and others as they explored Antarctica examining the efforts, accomplishments and costs of the explorations.
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