Most widely held works by Mick Conefrey
Mountain men : a history of the remarkable climbers and determined eccentrics who first scaled the world's most famous peaks by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
An account of the pioneers of mountain climbing traces a century of human accomplishment from the first Victorian enthusiasts to the scaling of the Himalayan peaks, highlighting achievements on such mountains as the Matterhorn, McKinley, Everest, and K-2.
Icemen by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
An investigation of man's relationship with the Arctic--one of the world's most hostile environments and, for the last hundred years, a magnet for explorers. The men who came here encountered a world of towering ice and howling winds, of eerie fog and beautiful mirages. Some came for glory, some for wealth, and some out of sheer determination to succeed. Many swore they would never return, but for a few the Arctic became an obsession. The authors recount all the major expeditions that set off to explore the imposing, vast Arctic territory. Along the way, it tells the stories not only of the search for the Northwest passage by the British and the controversial race to the North Pole by the Americans, but also the feats of other inspired explorers, including balloon, airship and airplane flights.--From publisher description.
The adventurer's handbook : life lessons from history's great explorers by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Mountain men by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Mountain men : the remarkable climbers and determined eccentrics who first scaled the world's most famous peaks by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A teacup in a storm : an explorer's guide to life by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
How to climb Mt. Blanc in a skirt : a handbook for the lady adventurer by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Rock & roll. Vol. 3 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Crossroads traces the blues which changed the sound of rock and roll, from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago to the UK, where this earthy rich sound inspired a host of young British musicians bored with the pop music of the day. Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones and Jeff Beck tell how their hits introduced American rock fans to their own indigenous blues masters, like Howlin' Wolf and John Lee Hooker.
The adventurer's handbook : from surviving an anaconda attack to finding your way out of a desert by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"What makes a good explorer? Adaptability, ambition, stamina, self-confidence, curiosity, optimism, authority-and fund-raising ability. Though few of us will ever have to face a charging elephant, or survive solely on penguin stew, when it comes to project management, crisis aversion, or any number of everyday problems, there is much we can learn from the larger-than-life tales of the world's most famous adventurers. Here, award-winning documentarian Mick Conefrey pulls practical advice from their original diaries and logs, like how to survive an anaconda attack (wait until it has swallowed your legs, then reach down and cut its head off), and how to keep morale up (according to Ernest Shackleton, "A good laugh doesn't require any additional weight"). In addition to the wonderful characters and stories, this book offers many lessons on how to set sail without a clear path home.Answers to some important questions, courtesy of The Adventurer's Handbook:* How many corpses are believed to be on Mt. Everest? Answer: 120 * How is polar bear meat best prepared? Answer: Raw and frozen. * What do you do if attacked by a charging lion? Answer: Stand very still and stare it down. * What should you wear when crossing a desert? Answer: Lots of layers-fabric absorbs sweat and prolongs its cooling action"--Provided by publisher.
Far East expeditions to empires : Albert Kahn's archive of the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"From 1914 through much of the 1920's, Albert Kahn's photographic team was hard at work in Asia, amassing culturally and historically vital images for the Archive of the Planet. this program recounts journeys through Indochina and greater Asia in which the Kahn team opened up a world most Europeans had never dreamed of. Viewers discover Vietnam through its beggars, Tet celebrants and elegantly dressed Mandarin administrators; Cambodia, through its dancers and the imposing Angkor City complex; Japan, through rapidly Westernizing homes, dress and hairstyles; and India, through pictures of the maharajahs and other authorities rendered powerless by British rule ." From container.
The soldiers' story Albert Kahn's archive of the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"As World War I engulfed his country, Albert Kahn struck a deal with the French army: his team of photographers would capture images and footage that helped the war effort in exchange for direct access to militarized zones. A century later, this program presents the results -- revealing the life and environment of the French soldier as recorded in Kahn's Archive of the Planet. The visual details of trench warfare and all its misery are combined with pictures from towns, hospitals , and barracks a few miles from the front -- evoking the humanity of the ordinary fighting man as well as the appalling devastation wrought by the era's instruments of death. Contains graphic images of war wounds. " From container.
Frauen gehören nach oben die geheimen Ticks und Tricks reisender Frauen und Abenteurerinnen by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Rock & roll. Tape 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Looks at the influence of blues and psychedelia in the 60s and 70s. Features interviews with singers, writers, producers and others from the era.
The wonderful world of Albert Kahn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"This fascinating ten-part series tells the story of Albert Kahn's early 20th century project to document the wolrd in cinematic and colour photography and reveals the wealth of incredible images he amassed."--Container.
Wie man bei Windstärke 10 stilvoll eine Tasse Tee trinkt : das geheime Wissen der Abenteurer und Entdecker by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Birth order sense and nonsense, an Adlerian view by Henry Stein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Stein offers a candid perspective on the value, application, and limits of birth order theory"--Alfred Adler Institutes web page.
Dancing in the street a rock and roll history ; executive producer for WGBH, Elizabeth Deane ; series producer, Hugh Thomson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Rock and roll from its beginnings in the 1950s in Memphis, USA, to its 1990s international distribution. Performers and recording company executives describe their roles, supported by archival film.
Icemen / Mick Conefrey and Tim Jordan by Mick Conefrey ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Investigates man's relationship with the Arctic over the last hundred years and provides a history of expeditions to the region.
Rock & roll. Volume 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Looks at the influence of blues and psychodelia in the 60s and 70s. Features interviews with singers, writers, producers andothers from the era.
Icemen by Tim Jordan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Adlerian psychology Adventure and adventurers Anecdotes Arctic Ocean--North Pole Arctic Regions Beck, Jeff Biography Birth order--Psychological aspects Blues (Music) Clapton, Eric Criticism, interpretation, etc. Discoveries in geography Documentary films Documentary photography Documentary television programs England Explorers Films for the hearing impaired France Hendrix, Jimi History Hooker, John Lee Interviews Kahn, Albert,--1860-1940 Mayall, John Mountaineering Mountaineers Musée Albert Kahn Page, Jimmy Philanthropists Photograph collections Plant, Robert Popular music Richards, Keith,--1943- Rock groups Rock music Rock musicians Rock musicians--Drug use Survival United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages and travels War photography Wilderness survival Women Women adventurers Women explorers Women travelers World War (1914-1918) Wyman, Bill