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Author Larson, Edward J. (Edward John)

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

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011]
 Bryant Main Stacks  G872.B8 L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  G872 .B8 L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  G872.B8 L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  G872.B8 L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  G872.B8 L37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-315) and index
Contents "Three cheers for the dogs" -- A compass pointing south -- The empire's mapmaker -- In Challenger's wake -- Taking the measure of men -- March to the penguins -- Discovering a continent's past -- The meaning of ice -- Epilogue : heroes' requiem
LC subject Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British
Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica -- History -- 20th century
Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922
ISBN 9780300154085 (clothbound : alk. paper)
0300154089 (clothbound : alk. paper)