Resultados para: roland huntford
Roland Huntford'apos;s brilliant history begins 20,000 years ago in the last ice age on the icy tundra of an unformed earth. Man is a travelling animal, and on these icy slopes skiing began as a means of survival.That it has developed into the...
In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on.For the first time Scott'apos;s unedited diaries run alongside those of both Amundsen and Olav...
Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess's meditation on the art of living is an exhortation to preserve the environment and biodiversity. As Naess approached his ninetieth year, he offered a bright and bold perspective on the power of feelings to move us...
Em 17 de janeiro de 1912, depois de enfrentar durante mais de um ano as intempéries antárticas, o oficial da Marinha britânica Robert Falcon Scott chegou ao Pólo Sul e constatou que o norueguês Roald Amundsen, com menos homens e recursos econômicos,...
At the beginning of the twentieth century, the South Pole was the most coveted prize in the fiercely nationalistic modern age of exploration. In the brilliant dual biography, the award-winning writer Roland Huntford re-examines every detail of the...
Provides an account of the three-year Arctic voyage to the North Pole and the team's struggle against snowdrifts, ice floes, polar bears, scurvy, and hunger, and their accomplishment of travelling farther north than any other Western expedition.