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Mawson : a life

Autore: Philip J Ayres
Editore: Carlton South, Vic. : Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press, 1999.
Serie: Miegunyah Press series, 2nd ser., no. 27.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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 "Philip Ayres has now uncovered, from many unpublished sources, a complex and interesting figure.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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Douglas Mawson
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Philip J Ayres
ISBN: 0522848117 9780522848113
Numero OCLC: 43570901
Descrizione: xx, 321 p., [56] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Titolo della serie: Miegunyah Press series, 2nd ser., no. 27.
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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