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Ernest Shackleton Books

  • This astonishing memoir of Shackleton's final voyage explores courage, tenacity and unflagging hope in the face of adversity. South remains one of the greatest adventures of the twentieth century.

    Publisher : The Text Publishing Company
    published : 2012
  • In 1914, as Europe braces for an unfathomably deadly war, explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets sail for Antarctica to do the impossible: traverse the continent. He has a ship (the aptly named Endurance), a head brimming with optimism, and 28 men willing to follow him on an expedition across some of the most treacherous terrain on the planet. But Shackleton?s...

    Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing
    published : 2013
  • The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition was perhaps the most ambitious, elaborate and confident of all the British attempts to master the South Pole. Like the others it ended in disaster, with the Endeavour first trapped and then crushed to pieces in the ice and its crew trapped in the Antarctic, seemingly doomed to a slow and horrible death. ...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2015
  • In 1911 Roald Amundsen beat Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole, and Scott and his colleagues all died on the return journey. Ernest Shackleton, who had served with Scott on a previous expedition, decided that crossing Antarctica from sea to sea was the last great unattempted journey on the continent. His Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914?17...

    Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
    published : 2014
  • When Sir Henry Ernest Shackleton was beaten to the South Pole in 1912, he decided to trek across the continent via the pole instead. Before his ship even reached the continent it was crushed in pack ice. Shackleton managed to bring his entire team home by his masterful leadership through a series of incredible events. He has become a cult figure and...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1919
  • Un carnet de bord qui prend vie ... pour une expédition scientifique incroyable ! Le capitaine britannique Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) retrace l'expédition Nimrod, première tentative pour atteindre le pôle Sud magnétique, de 1907 à 1909. Les membres de l'expédition s'arrêtèrent à moins de 200 kilomètres du pôle Sud mais pour la première fois...

    Publisher : Primento Digital Publishing
    published : 2016
  • In  The Book,  Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta. At the root of human conflict is our fundamental misunderstanding of who we are. The illusion that we are isolated beings, unconnected to the rest of the universe, has led us to view the ?outside?...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • Although many agree that all teaching rests on a theory of knowledge, there has been no in-depth exploration of the implications of the philosophy of mathematics for education. This is Paul Ernest's aim. Building on the work of Lakatos and Wittgenstein it challenges the prevalent notion that mathematical knowledge is certain, absolute and neutral,...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • The bounteous pleasures of married life have been endured by stoical, ingenious men and women for millennia. 'How to be Happy Though Married' is a compendium of their hard-won wisdom, offering advice for any conceivable conjugal conundrum, from the potential of a wife to wander (you might consider stealing her shoes, a la the Ancient Greeks) to the...

    Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
    published : 2013
  • A mesmerizing new biography of explorer Ernest Shackleton, lavishly illustrated with over a hundred photographs, maps and engravings, some of them appearing in print for the first time. Eighty years after his death, the extraordinary story of Endurance South Pole expedition still holds a compelling grip on the public imagination. Trapped in drifting...

    Publisher : The Lilliput Press
    published : 2012