Larson-e1305567955808

An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science

By Edward J. Larson ’74. Yale University Press, 2011. A new perspective on the Antarctic expeditions of the early twentieth century, focusing on the larger purpose of the events by looking at the British efforts as a massive scientific enterprise in which reaching the South Pole was but a spectacular sideshow.

 

 

 

MORE BOOKS

The Place of the Viewer

Kerr Houston ’92

The Border Within: The Economics of Immigration in an Age of Fear

By Tara Watson, economics professor, and Kalee Thompson

The Tapestries of Morris David Dorenfeld: Paintings in Fiber

Co-authored by Chris Williamson ’70