WorldCat Identities

Hillary, Edmund 1919-2008

Overview
Works: 456 works in 946 publications in 12 languages and 22,557 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Musical settings  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Commentator, Honoree, Collaborator, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: GV199.92.H54, B
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Edmund Hillary, published posthumously.
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The crossing of Antarctica; the Commonwealth Transantarctic Expedition, 1955-1958 by Vivian Fuchs ( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detailed account of the first full crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole by the Commonwealth Expedition. This crossing was completed on March 2, 1958, when two groups, one traveling south from Shackleton Base under Dr. Fuchs' direction and the other traveling north from Ross Island under Sir Edmund Hillary's direction, met at Scott Base
High in the thin cold air; the story of the Himalayan Expedition, led by Sir Edmund Hillary, sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
21 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in 5 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition of 1960-61, and the search for the elusive Yeti. For contents, see Author Catalog
Ecology 2000 : the changing face of earth by S. E. (Ed.) HILLARY ( Book )
8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the changes that the spread of industrialization throughout the world is bringing to pass in ecology
High adventure by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
20 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal record of his mountaineering experiences that reached their climax in the conquest of Mt. Everest
Schoolhouse in the clouds by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mountaineering scientist writes enthusiastically of his 1963 return to the Sherpas, Himalayan people of Tibetan origin, to pipe fresh water, build schools, treat their diseases, and assault two unclimbed peaks, Taweche and Kangtega
Surviving Everest ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth-- Mount Everest
No latitude for error by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
22 editions published between 1961 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal narrative of Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-58
Explorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorations captures in photographs and interviews the expeditions and emotions of some of the most daring adventurers of the last century. Organized according to geographical region, and accompanied by essays by such famous names as Wilfred Thesiger, Richard Leakey, and Edmund Hillary, the photographs offer a fascinating glimpse of the world's varied landscapes and habitats, its peoples, and ways of life. Some of the pictures recall historic moments in time - Scott finding Amundsen's empty tent at the South Pole, Tenzing Norgay photographed by Hillary on the peak of Everest, the ferryman who took David Livingstone across the river on the last day of his life. Other pictures are remarkable as records of vanished or vanishing peoples, or simply as beautiful pieces of art
From the ocean to the sky by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book recounts the author's 1977 expedition up the length of the Ganges river from its delta in the Bay of Bengal to near its source in the Himalayas
The crossing of Antarctica : the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-58 by Vivian Fuchs ( Book )
21 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
East of Everest, an account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954 by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Challenge of the unknown by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indigenous peoples and protected areas : the law of mother Earth by World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High adventure. With maps by A. Spark and sketches by George Djurkouic by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everest a sound history, 1982-1983 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherpa AK06 ( )
in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sherpa are a Tibetan-speaking people who moved into the valleys of eastern Nepal in the middle of the sixteenth century. They survived as traders transporting goods by Yak across the Himalayas, linking the markets of China to Nepal and India. This collection of 19 documents about the Sherpa covers a period from the 1950s to 1990s. The Sherpa environment, religion, and social change have received the most attention by these authors
Sir Edmund Hillary's Sagarmatha by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fotoboek over de bergwereld rond de Mount Everest
The crossing of Antarctica by Vivian Fuchs ( Book )
19 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in 7 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Den britiske trans-antarktiske ekspedition 1955-58
Allegro for strings Landfall in unknown seas ; Diversions : for string orchestra by Douglas Lilburn ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing venture, nothing win by Edmund Hillary ( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hillary, Edmond, Sir
Hillary, Edmund Percival.
Hillary, Edmund Percival, 1919-2008
Hillary, Edmund, Sir
Hillary, Edmund, Sir, 1919-2008
Хиллари, Э., 1919-
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Languages
English (274)
German (7)
Italian (4)
Spanish (4)
Hebrew (2)
Dutch (2)
Danish (2)
Czech (2)
Slovenian (1)
Swedish (1)
Polish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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