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Racing with Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

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  • Racing with Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC) – Hardcover (2008)
    by Beau Riffenburgh

    Racing with Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

    Hardcover, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    2008
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0747580936
    ISBN-13: 9780747580935

    The early twentieth century was the 'heroic age' of Antarctic exploration - a time when adventurers such as Scott and Shackleton were national icons who personified the contemporary ideal of manly struggle for the good of Empire. But, while these two are world famous to this day, Australian Douglas Mawson, whose Australasian Antarctic Expedition, undertaken in 1911 after Mawson had been a key member of Shackleton's Nimrod expedition, Dr Edmund Hillary described as 'the greatest survival story in the history of exploration', ... Show more

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