An Empire of Ice

Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Author(s): 
Larson, Edward J.
ISBN: 
9780300188219
Date published: 
January 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£10.99

Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, this book presents a fresh take on Antarctic exploration. By focusing on the larger purpose, it deepens our appreciation of the explorers' achievements, shares little-known stories, and shows what the Heroic Age of Antarctic discovery was really about.