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Nansen, Fridtjof 1861-1930

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Works: 1,212 works in 3,217 publications in 13 languages and 19,725 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Biography  History  Observations  Diaries  Sermons  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Illustrator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Translator, Cartographer
Classifications: G700 1893, 919.8
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Most widely held works about Fridtjof Nansen
 
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Most widely held works by Fridtjof Nansen
Farthest north : being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" 1893-96, and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
144 editions published between 1890 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vol. 1: "This book traces the voyage of the ship "Fram" up through the Bering Strait and westward along the north coast of Siberia towards the North Pole"--Introduction. - Vol. 2: "This book contains the following chapters chronicling the voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" from 1893-1896 and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen: I. We Prepare for the Sledge Expedition; II. The New Year, 1895; III. We Make a Start; IV. We Say Good-bye to the "Fram"; V. A Hard Struggle; VI. By Sledge and Kayak; VII. Land at Last; VIII. The New Year, 1896; and IX. The Journey Southward"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
In northern mists; Arctic exploration in early times by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
29 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reprinted from the edition of 1911, London. From classical times to early sixteenth century. Translation of Norwegian original Nord i Takeheimen, Kristiania, 1911
The first crossing of Greenland by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
79 editions published between 1890 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the expedition that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888
Through Siberia, the land of the future by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
30 editions published between 1914 and 2000 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travel by author in 1913. Translation of Norwegian original Gjennem Siberien, Kirstiania, 1914
The polar oceans and their role in shaping the global environment : the Nansen centennial volume ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventure, and other papers by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
8 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eskimo life by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
42 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations of Eskimos during stay at Godthab, west Greenland, in winter of 1888-89 after crossing of Greenland ice sheet. Translation of Norwegian original Eskimoliv published in 1891
The Norwegian North polar expedition, 1893-1896 : scientific results by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
25 editions published between 1900 and 1969 in English and Norwegian and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mainly oceanography, meteorology, geology and zoology
... Through the Caucasus to the Volga by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
29 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norway and the union with Sweden by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
16 editions published between 1905 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Armenia and the Near East by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
25 editions published between 1928 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farthest north; being a record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" 1893-96, and of a fifteen month's sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johannsen by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
8 editions published between 1898 and 2014 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russia & peace by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
9 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Nacht und Eis : die norwegische Polarexpedition, 1893-1896 by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
80 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"(...) Welchen Wert hätte das Leben ohne seine Träume?" Fridtjof Nansen Er ist einer der ungewöhnlichsten Forschungsreisenden seiner Zeit, der sich nicht allein durch seine Entdeckungsfahrten einen Namen macht: Fridtjof Nansen geht als ruhmreicher Polarforscher, Zoologe, Philanthrop und internationaler Staatsmann in die Geschichte ein. Im Jahr 1893 bricht er zu jener kühnen Expedition auf, die ihn über Nacht weit über die Grenzen seines Landes hinaus bekannt machen sollte: der Eroberung des Nordpols. Nansens Arktisexpedition dauert mehr als drei Jahre, nach deren Ablauf der Norweger in die Heimat zurückkehrt, ohne den Nordpol je betreten zu haben. Das autobiographische Zeugnis dieser Unternehmung, das den Leser durch die Ehrlichkeit und den kompromisslosen Mut seines Verfassers besticht, dokumentiert die einzelnen Stationen der Exkursion auf packende, in ihrer Intensität schmerzlich ergreifenden Weise: die Verfehlung des Nordpols mit dem Schiff, Nansens Entschluss, das ewige Eis mit Hundeschlitten zu durchqueren und den Nordpol auf Schneeschuhen zu erreichen, der Abbruch der Expedition 450 Kilometer vor dem Ziel und der Rückweg zur Fram, der zum nackten Überlebenskampf gegen Eisbärattacken, Stürzen ins Meer und die unerbittliche arktische Kälte wird . Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), norwegischer Polarforscher und Zoologe, gehört zu den bedeutendsten Entdeckungsreisenden der Geschichte. Getrieben von einem leidenschaftlichen Forschergeist und einer unergründlichen Sehnsucht brach er immer wieder in arktische Gefilde auf. Nach der Rückkehr von seiner epochalen Polarexpedition schrieb er seine Erlebnisse nieder und begann in der Folgezeit als Politiker und Diplomat eine zweite Karriere. Für sein aussergewöhnliches humanitäres Engagement u.a. bei der Rückführung von Kriegsgefangenen nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg erhielt er 1922 den Friedensnobelpreis
Sibirien, ein Zukunftsland by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
25 editions published between 1914 and 1922 in German and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fram over polhavet : den norske polarfaerd 1893-1896 by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
31 editions published between 1897 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrative of Nansen's Fram expedition to Arctic Ocean in 1893-96
Eskimoleben by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
34 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vers le pole by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
20 editions published between 1897 and 2014 in French and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le récit du voyage de Nansen et de ses douze coéquipiers à bord du Fram qui, en 1893, se laisse volontairement prendre par les glaces polaires pour en ressortir indemne trois ans plus tard, prouvant l'existence de la dérive transpolaire. Une des grandes aventures de la conquête de l'Arctique, racontée par son initiateur. [SDM]
Temperature variations in the north Atlantic ocean and in the atmosphere, introductory studies on the cause of climatological variations (with forty-eight plates) by Bjørn Helland-Hansen( Book )
2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Auf schneeschuhen durch Grönland by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )
24 editions published between 1891 and 1981 in German and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expedition, Grönland, Schneeschuhlauf
 
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Alternative Names
Nansen 1861-1930 Dr
Nansen, Dr. (Fridtjof), 1861-1930.
Nansen, F.
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Nansen, F. (Fridtjof), 1861-1930.
Nansen, Fr.
Nansen, Fridtjef 1861-1930
Nansen, Fridtjof
Nansen, Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg 1861-1930
Nansen, Fridṭyof 1861-1930
Nansen, Fridyof
Nansen, Fridyof 1861-1930
Nansen, Frithjof 1861-1930
Nansen, Fritjof.
Nansen, Fritjof 1861-1930
Nansen, Fritʹof
Nansen, Fritʹof 1861-1930
Nansen, Frityof
Nansen, Frityof 1861-1930
Nansens, Fritjofs 1861-1930
Нансен, Фритьоф 1861-1930
Нансен, Фритјоф 1861-1930
Нансен, Фрітьйоф 1861-1930
נאנסען, פ.
ナンゼン, F
ナンセン, フリッチョフ
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