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Download e-book for iPad: Antarctica: Exploration, Perception and Metaphor by Paul Simpson-Housley

By Paul Simpson-Housley

ISBN-10: 0415082250

ISBN-13: 9780415082259

A scene so wildly and exceedingly desolate...it can't fail to provoke me with gloomy concepts" - so Scott perceived the stark Antarctic panorama in 1905.
Antarctica strains pictures of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita as much as Amundsen's arrival at ninety levels South. forthcoming Antarctica from sea after which land, the e-book analyses the differing perceptions of attractiveness and terror skilled through explorers, the tales they introduced again and the facility of latest photos refashioned at home.

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