The South Pole: A Historical Reader

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Anthony Brandt
National Geographic Society, 2004 - History - 463 pages
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The discovery and exploration of Antarctica is revealed through memoirs, letters, and ship's logs, including James Cook's first glimpse of the South Pole in the eighteenth century, as well as Richard Byrd's winter in Antarctica alone. Reprint.

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Contents

EDMUND HALLEY
5
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
13
ANTARCTICA UNVEILED
46
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Anthony Brandt attended Princeton and Columbia before becoming a freelance writer for Esquire, American Heritage, The Atlantic, Psychology Today, GQ, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, and many other magazines. He was the essays editor of the Pushcart Prize for 18 years and has served as a nonfiction judge for the National Book Awards. Brandt is the editor of the Adventure Classics series for National Geographic Books, including the first edition of The Journals of Lewis and Clark.

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