An Empire of Ice

Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Author(s): 
Larson, Edward J.
ISBN: 
9780300154085
Date published: 
June 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99
Pages: 
344

Offers a fresh perspective on the Antarctic expeditions of the early twentieth century by looking at the British efforts for what they actually were: massive scientific enterprises in which reaching the South Pole was but a spectacular sideshow.