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The Resource The last Viking : the life of Roald Amundsen, Stephen R. Bown

The last Viking : the life of Roald Amundsen, Stephen R. Bown

Label
The last Viking : the life of Roald Amundsen
Title
The last Viking
Title remainder
the life of Roald Amundsen
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Bown
Title variation
  • Life of Roald Amundsen
  • Roald Amundsen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 910.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G585.A6
LC item number
.B68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The last Viking : the life of Roald Amundsen, Stephen R. Bown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. West -- The boy from the Mountain Kingdom -- Polar apprentice -- An extraordinary plan -- Where Franklin died -- An education at Gjøahavn -- 2. South -- "I resolved upon a coup" -- The Napoleon of the Poles -- Dogs and skis -- A featureless expanse of snow -- 3. East -- A hero returns -- A new battlefield -- The frozen reaches of Tartary -- 4. North -- Grounded dreams -- The Arctic Phoenix -- The dirigible and the fascist -- A massed attack on the polar regions -- 5. Lost -- No more Poles to conquer -- Epilogue: the end of the Heroic Age
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxii, 357 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820670
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012012126
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
ocn784125022
Label
The last Viking : the life of Roald Amundsen, Stephen R. Bown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. West -- The boy from the Mountain Kingdom -- Polar apprentice -- An extraordinary plan -- Where Franklin died -- An education at Gjøahavn -- 2. South -- "I resolved upon a coup" -- The Napoleon of the Poles -- Dogs and skis -- A featureless expanse of snow -- 3. East -- A hero returns -- A new battlefield -- The frozen reaches of Tartary -- 4. North -- Grounded dreams -- The Arctic Phoenix -- The dirigible and the fascist -- A massed attack on the polar regions -- 5. Lost -- No more Poles to conquer -- Epilogue: the end of the Heroic Age
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxii, 357 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820670
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012012126
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
ocn784125022

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