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Mawson : a life

Auteur : Philip J Ayres
Éditeur : Carlton South, Vic. : Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press, 1999.
Collection : Miegunyah Press series, 2nd ser., no. 27.
Édition/format :   Print book : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"In the heroic age of polar exploration, Sir Douglas Mawson stands in the first rank. His Antartic expeditions of 1911-14 and 1929-31 resulted in Australia's claiming 40 per cent of the sixth continent. The sole survivor of an epic 300-mile trek, Mawson was also a scientist of national stature." "Philip Ayres has now uncovered, from many unpublished sources, a complex and interesting figure. He portrays Mawson the  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Ayres, Philip J.
Mawson.
Carlton South, Vic. : Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)891403814
Personne nommée : Douglas Mawson; Douglas Mawson
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Philip J Ayres
ISBN : 0522848117 9780522848113
Numéro OCLC : 43570901
Description : xx, 321 pages, [56] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Titre de collection : Miegunyah Press series, 2nd ser., no. 27.
Responsabilité : Philip Ayres.
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A comprehensive biography of this tall, quiet figure. Ayres not only illuminates Mawson's many achievements but also enables us to know and understand him as a human being. The icon both converges  Lire la suite...

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