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The last great quest : Captain Scott's Antarctic sacrifice

Author: Max Jones, Dr.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Captain Scott's last Antarctic expedition is one of the greatest adventure stories. Rejecting the stereotypes, Max Jones reveals a complex figure, a product of the passions and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott; Robert Falcon Scott
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Jones, Dr.
ISBN: 0192804839 9780192804839 0192805703 9780192805706
OCLC Number: 59303598
Description: xv, 352 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Measuring the world --
The race to the South Pole --
Disaster in the Antarctic --
Remembering the dead --
Martyrs of science --
For the honour of our country --
These were men --
So many heroes --
Epilogue --
British memorial commemorating the Antarctic disaster, 1913-1925 --
Message to the public.
Responsibility: Max Jones.
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