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Mawson : a life

Autor: Philip J Ayres
Editora: Carlton South, Vic. : Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press, 1999.
Séries: Miegunyah Press series, 2nd ser., no. 27.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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 "Philip Ayres has now uncovered, from many unpublished sources, a complex and interesting figure.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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Ayres, Philip J.
Mawson.
Carlton South, Vic. : Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)891403814
Pessoa Denominada: Douglas Mawson; Douglas Mawson
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Philip J Ayres
ISBN: 0522848117 9780522848113
Número OCLC: 43570901
Descrição: xx, 321 pages, [56] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Título da Série: Miegunyah Press series, 2nd ser., no. 27.
Responsabilidade: 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  Ler mais...

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