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  • Empire Antarcticaby Gavin Francis

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 17.95

    Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the basecamp doctor at Halley, a profoundly isolated British research station on the Caird Coast of Antarctica. So remote, it is said to be easier to evacuate a casualty from the International Space Station than it is to bring someone out of Halley in winter. Antarctica... more...

  • National 4 & 5 Geography: Global Issuesby Calvin Clarke

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 19.18

    Cover every base with the complete resource for National 4 & 5 Geography endorsed by SQA!. One of a three-book series, this title offers detailed, comprehensive and rigorous coverage of four of the global issues in National 4 and 5 Geography. - Ensure understanding with end-of-chapter questions for each topic at N4 and N5 levels. - Promote Active Learning... more...

  • In Shackleton's Footstepsby Henry Worsley

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    On the 29th of October 1908, a party of four men, led by Ernest Shackleton, set out to be the first to reach the South Pole. Three months later, their mission was in ruins and they faced certain death if they carried on. Just 97 miles from the South Pole, Shackleton turned back. more...

  • Shackletonby Michael Smith

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    An extraordinary character and one of history?s great explorers, Ernest Shackleton pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago, becoming the dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. His incredible adventures on four expeditions to the Antarctic have captivated generations. A restless adventurer from an Irish background, he joined the Empire?s... more...

  • Mythos Südseeby Ulrich Offenberg

    Komplett Media GmbH 2011; US$ 5.60

    Es begann mit einer theatralischen Inszenierung: 1513 tauchte der Spanier Vasco Nuenz de Balboa sein Schwert in die Fluten des Stillen Ozeans und nahm damit symbolisch die Südsee für seinen König in Besitz. Der Edelmann ahnte damals nicht, dass er den größten Ozean der Erde entdeckt hatte. Ein Gebiet mit 20.000 Inseln, so groß wie die Oberfläche... more...

  • In Antarcticaby Jay Ruzesky

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Jay Ruzesky recalls a childhood of snow caves, literary ambitions, and a fascination with polar exploration that was ignited by the genes he shares with famed Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. As a boy, Ruzesky was captivated by Amundsen's diaries: an Antarctic exploration aboard Belgica when Amundsen was a twenty-five-year-old mate bent on earning... more...

  • Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750?1920by Ben Maddison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Between 1750 and 1920 over 15,000 people visited Antarctica. Despite such a large number the historiography has ignored all but a few celebrated explorers. Maddison presents a study of Antarctic exploration, telling the story of these forgotten facilitators, he argues that Antarctic exploration can be seen as an offshoot of European colonialism. more...

  • The Silence Callingby Tim Bowden

    Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 64.88

    The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians in Antarctica. It traces the development of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE) from the first day the Australian flag was raised on Australia's remote Southern Ocean outpost of Heard Island on Boxing Bay 1947 up to the... more...

  • Changing Trends in Antarctic Research {Environment & Assessment ; V. 3}by Aant Elzinga

    Springer 1993; US$ 118.00

    Considers the rapidly changing events surrounding the introduction of an environmental protection regime in Antarctica. The book looks at the historical background, as well as the role of science as a vehicle for political action. more...

  • Strabo's Cultural Geographyby Daniela Dueck; Hugh Lindsay; Sarah Pothecary

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    Wide-ranging 2005 exploration of Strabo's Geography by an international team of scholars. more...