Shackleton, his Antarctic writings

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  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922.,
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.

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Statementselected and introduced by Christopher Ralling.
ContributionsRalling, Christopher.
LC ClassificationsG875.S5 A37 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3265470M
ISBN 100563200847
LC Control Number83186622

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A really great narrated compilation of primarily journal entries from Shackleton's 'The Heart of the Antarctic' and 'South', telling their stories from beginning to end without feeling overly redacted.

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Shackleton, C.V.O. Reports on the Scientific Investigations. Volume by. The unparalleled adventure and ordeal of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew, stranded on the Antarctic ice for 20 months beginning Januthen forced to row a foot boat miles across storm-ravaged seas, has inspired at least three marvelous books: Shackleton's own memoir, South; Alfred Lansing's bestselling Endurance; and this Cited by: Now, through anecdotes, the diaries of the men in his his Antarctic writings book, and Shackleton's own writing, Shackleton's leadership style and time-honored principles are translated for the modern business world.

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This book is about courage, misery, starvation, heroism, exploration, discovery, and friendship. It vividly illustrates the demands of science and the rigours of travel. It is a record of the coldest darkest days that can be found on our planet.

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Shackleton’s Journey by William Grill is a perfect introduction to the many seemingly insurmountable challenges that were undertaken on this expedition. This mesmerising non-fiction picture book (of which Grill is both writer and illustrator) won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration, although it is through both his talent for.

About Shackleton’s Way. From toErnest Shackleton and his men survived the wreck of their ship Endurance, crushed in the Antarctic ice, stranded twelve hundred miles from civilization with no means of communication and no hope for the ice began to break up, Shackleton set out to save them all on his heroic eight-hundred-mile-trip across the frigid.

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This book is excellently written, what he and the rest of the team went through, with what we now deem as primitive equipment, simply beggars by: This is the record of Sir Douglas Mawson’s four trips to the Antarctic in the early twentieth century. The book brings together for the first time all of Mawson’s descriptive writings while in the Antarctic, including his refusal to join the ill-fated Scott expedition in order to lead an Australasian team.

ERNEST SHACKLETON () Heart of the Antarctic. 2 vols. Heinemann. Now available in One Volume Paperback published in UK by Robinson Publishing and US Carroll & Graff. It is unfortunate that there is an illustration of the Endurance on the cover of this book which is about the earlier Nimrod Expedition.

Shackleton, his Antarctic writings by Shackleton, Ernest Henry Sir 1 edition - first published in Ma Inpolar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship became trapped in ice, north of Antarctica.

For the next two years, he kept his crew of 27 men alive on a drifting ice cap, then. Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey is a graphic novel published in by First n and illustrated by Nick Bertozzi, the graphic novel focuses on Ernest Shackleton and his crew during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of The book was published during the th anniversary of the expedition.

Given the historical nature of the story, Bertozzi includes the Date: The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition is a nonfiction book by American author and journalist Caroline Alexander, first published in It chronicles explorer Ernest Shackleton’s most famous expedition, when he and his men were stranded for over a year on Antarctic ice during an attempt to circumnavigate and map the.

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The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book - with overcopies sold - has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful /5(K).

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, –, British antarctic explorer, b. Ireland. The first of his voyages to Antarctica was made as a member of the expedition (–4) of Robert F.

eton was invalided home inbut the experience gained on the Scott expedition aided him greatly as commander of a south polar expedition (–9).

Looking for books by Ernest Shackleton. See all books authored by Ernest Shackleton, including South, and The Heart of the Antarctic: The Farthest South Expedition,and more on Shackleton describes his experiences very well, capturing both the physical environment and emotional responses to his journey.

It is a very immersive book which gives the reader the feeling of accompanying the expedition, the greatest I first learned about Shackleton from an impressive dramatisation of his Antarctic exhibition of which /5.

South: The Endurance Expedition 1, copies, 28 reviews; The Heart of the Antarctic: The Farthest South Expedition, copies, 5 reviews; Escape from the Antarctic (Penguin Great Journeys) copies, 2 reviews Shackleton: The Polar Journeys 45 copies; Aurora Australis 34 copies, 1 review; Shackleton: His Antarctic Writings Selected and.

Shackleton: His Antarctic Writings by Ernest Shackleton 33 ratings, average rating, 1 review Shackleton Quotes Showing of 1 “Need to. Sir Ernest Shackleton's astonishing memoir of his Antarctic expedition explores human courage, tenacity and an unflagging hope in the face of adversity.

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Shackleton, his Antarctic writings. Many of you have probably seen the famous advertisement which, as the story goes, Ernest Shackleton ran in the newspaper to try to recruit men for his Endurance expedition: Men wanted for hazardous journey.

Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success. Antarctic team 'upbeat' about hope of finding Shackleton's ship The vessel sank in the Weddell Sea inafter spending 10 months beset by ice Published: 27 Jan   SHACKLETON can serve as a role model even though his expedition, judged by its initial objectives, was a colossal failure.

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H., and Christopher Ralling, (introduction and selection of writings). Published by BBC Books (). The highlight of the auction is “the first book printed in the Antarctic”, Ernest Shackleton’s Aurora Australis (estimate £50, -£70,/€68,€96,) described as “one of the.

The events of that expedition are chronicled in his first book The Heart of the Antarctic. His heroic reputation was made during the ill-fated Endurance expedition, during which he led his men to safety after being marooned for two years on the polar ice.

South is his recounting of this expedition. He died in during his fourth Antarctic. The Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition of – is considered to be the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic ved by Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition was an attempt to make the first land crossing of the Antarctic Amundsen's South Pole expedition inthis crossing remained, in Shackleton's words.

In Christopher Ralling pulled together some of Shackleton's letters, diaries, and other pieces, including selections from Heart of the Antarctic; Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition and South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition,and published them as Shackleton: His Antarctic Writings.- Ernest Shackleton So was born what became the Imperial Trans-Antarctica expedition of - The goal was ambitious - audacious even, considering that only 10 men had ever stood at the South Pole and 5 of those had died on the way back.Gripping replay of Shackleton's four South Polar expeditions, taken from his diaries, published books and other Antarctic writings; edited by a director of BBC television documentaries, including the Shackleton series.

Neither biography nor autobiography, the book collects letters, diaries, newspaper articles, some poetry and selections from Shackleton's own descriptions of his .

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