skip to content
Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest

Author: Wade Davis
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: George Mallory; George Herbert Leigh-Mallory; George Mallory; George Herbert Leigh-Mallory
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wade Davis
ISBN: 9780375408892 0375408894 9780676979190 067697919X
OCLC Number: 699763980
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
"A Borzoi book."
Description: xiv, 655 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Great Gable --
Everest imagined --
The plan of attack --
Hinks's watch --
Enter Mallory --
The doorway to the mountain --
The blindness of birds --
Eastern approaches --
The North Col --
The summit of their desires --
Finch's triumph --
The thread of life --
The price of life is death.
Responsibility: Wade Davis.

Abstract:

Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/699763980>
library:oclcnum"699763980"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/699763980>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/47566642>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"1886"
schema:deathDate"1924"
schema:familyName"Mallory"
schema:familyName"Leigh-Mallory"
schema:givenName"George Herbert"
schema:givenName"George"
schema:name"Leigh-Mallory, George Herbert, 1886-1924."
schema:name"Mallory, George, 1886-1924."
schema:name"Mallory, George, 1886-1924"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2011"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description"Describes British climbers' attempts to scale Mount Everest in the early 1920s, discussing such topics as the role of imperial ambition in the expedition and the way in which the ascent reflected England's post-World War I redemption efforts."@en
schema:description"Great Gable -- Everest imagined -- The plan of attack -- Hinks's watch -- Enter Mallory -- The doorway to the mountain -- The blindness of birds -- Eastern approaches -- The North Col -- The summit of their desires -- Finch's triumph -- The thread of life -- The price of life is death."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/863936767>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Into the silence : the Great War, Mallory, and the conquest of Everest"@en
schema:numberOfPages"655"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.