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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Arguing that Antarctica is the most mediated place on earth and thus an ideal location for testing the limits of biopolitical management of population and place, this book remaps national and postcolonial methods and offers a new look on a 'forgotten' continent now the focus of ecological concern. more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
This is an account of the Shackleton boat journey. The journey began in August 1914 in London and the next the world knew of Shackleton was in May 1916, when three ragged men staggered into the whaling station at Grytviken on South Georgia. Written by the Captain of the Endurance, the ship used by Shackleton on his 1914-16 ill-fated journey, this... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 15.00
Frenchmans Cap tells the story of Australias most majestic mountain and 'one of the world's great wilderness walks' - a must for any modern day adventurer in Tasmania. Named by convicts in Macquarie Harbours infamous prison in the 1820s, Frenchmans Cap has captured the public imagination as an icon of freedom, adventure, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In this first study of the Greek and Roman exploration for over half a century, Duane W. Roller presents an important examination of the impact of the Greeks and Romans on the world through the Pillars of Herakles and beyond the Mediterranean Roller chronicles a detailed account of the series of explorers who were to discover the entire Atlantic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 79.95
Science into Policy: Global Lessons from Antarctica reveals a unique model for integrating Earth system science with environmental and resource policies to balance economic, governmental, and societal interests. Since the International Geophysical Year in 1957-1958, scientific investigation has fostered international cooperation and the rational... more...
- University of Chicago Press 1999; US$ 30.00
At the end of the eighteenth century, French geographers faced a crisis. Though they had previously been ranked among the most highly regarded scientists in Europe, they suddenly found themselves directionless and disrespected because they were unable to adapt their descriptive focus easily to the new emphasis on theory and explanation sweeping through... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69
Henry 'Birdie' Bowers (1883-1912) realised his life's ambition when he was selected for Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to the Antarctic, yet he was only asked to join the team that would actually reach the South Pole at the last moment. He died on the return journey, caught in a blizzard with Scott and Edward Wilson. Born to a sea-faring father and... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked on what he called 'The last great polar journey' - the crossing of Antarctica. His expedition ended in disaster, with the Endurance crushed and the frozen corpses of three explorers left on the Antarctic plateau. Forty years later Vivian Fuchs and Edmund Hillary, the hero of Everest, set out to succeed where... more...
- Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2006; US$ 5.99
In this riotous romp through South Africa, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, India, Mexico, Hawaii, Costa Rica and Rarotonga, Stu often finds more Purgatory than Paradise, more Hell than Heaven. But none of this curbs his passion for The Tropics. Or cold beer. So lie back in a deckchair, put on your sunscreen and join Stu in this quirky... more...