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Sir James Wordie Polar Crusader: Exploring The Arctic And Antarctic e-book

Author:

Michael Smith

Language:

English

Category:

History

Subcategory:

World

ePub size:

1646 kb

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Rating:

4.3

Publisher:

Birlinn Ltd (November 30, 2004)

Pages:

371

ISBN:

1841582921

Sir James Wordie Polar Crusader: Exploring The Arctic And Antarctic e-book

by Michael Smith


This is the first biography of Wordie, and it draws on his extensive and unpublished papers and diaries, a wide range of official sources and personal recollections of family, friends and colleagues.

Regions: Antarctica, Arctic Here’s a list of 5 great explorers to brave the harsh lands of the Arctic and .

Regions: Antarctica, Arctic. Today’s visitors to the Polar regions follow in the footsteps of some of the most famous explorers in history. Here’s a list of 5 great explorers to brave the harsh lands of the Arctic and Antarctica. During his first few years of service he was watched over by his uncle Sir John Ross.

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The remarkable life of one of Scotland's gratest heroes remains surprisingly little known; although resolute and ambitious (perhaps even scheming). Michael Smith was a political and business journalist for over thirty years with The Guardian, The Observer and the Evening Standard, and his contributed to numerous TV and radio documentaries.

The remarkable life of one of Scotland's gratest heroes remains surprisingly little known; although resolute and ambitious (perhaps even scheming), he shunned publicity and popular fame.

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Polar Crusader: A Life of Sir James Wordie. Polar Crusader - Michael Smith. He rose to be President of the Royal Geographical Society. This book captures the drama of an extraordinary life lived at the edge, establishing James Wordie in his rightful place in the pantheon of great British explorers. A life of sir james wordie.

Sir James Mann Wordie, born in Glasgow in 1889, was the elder statesman of polar exploration-the link between the heroic Edwardian Age of Shackleton and Scott and the mechanized modern era that opened up Antarctica and the Arctic. The remarkable life of one of Scotland's greatest heroes remains surprisingly little known. This is the first full biography of Wordie to be written.

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