An empire of ice Scott, Shackleton, and the heroic age of Antarctic science by Edward J. Larson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Scientific expeditions,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • British,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-315) and index.

Book details

StatementEdward J. Larson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG872.B8 L37 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 326 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881514M
ISBN 100300154089
ISBN 109780300154085
LC Control Number2010044396
OCLC/WorldCa670375635

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