An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
An Empire of Ice presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration—placing the famed voyages of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, his British rivals Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, and others in a larger scientific, social, and geopolitical context.
Yale University Press
Larson, Edward J., "An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science" (2011). Faculty Books. 40.