Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890s

Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890s

by T. H. Baughman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803261632

ISBN-13: 9780803261631

Pub. Date: 09/01/1999

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

This work is an account of the first tentative human gropings in Antarctica, and concentrates on the coalescing of official and popular attitudes that later resulted in the polar races of Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen, which dominate the story of the 'Heroic Era' of Antarctic exploration, from 1901 to 1922.

Overview

This work is an account of the first tentative human gropings in Antarctica, and concentrates on the coalescing of official and popular attitudes that later resulted in the polar races of Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen, which dominate the story of the 'Heroic Era' of Antarctic exploration, from 1901 to 1922.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803261631
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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