Antarctica: Exploration, Perception and Metaphor by Paul Simpson-Housley

By Paul Simpson-Housley

A scene so wildly and highly can't fail to provoke me with gloomy concepts" - so Scott perceived the stark Antarctic panorama in 1905.
Antarctica lines photographs of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita as much as Amundsen's arrival at ninety levels South. drawing close Antarctica from sea after which land, the booklet analyses the differing perceptions of attractiveness and terror skilled via explorers, the tales they introduced again and the ability of latest pictures refashioned at home.

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