More search options
We are looking in more than 100 shops for your best offer - please wait…
- Shipping costs to Philippines (modify to GBR)
Create preset

Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time:
compare every offer

9781771644419 - Michael Palin: Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time
1
Michael Palin (?):

Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time (?)

ISBN: 9781771644419 (?) or 1771644419, in english, Greystone Books, hardcover, New

PHP 1,360 ($ 28.00)¹(free shipping, without obligation)
In Stock
From Seller/Antiquarian
Erebus~~Michael-Palin, Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time, hardcover
seller comment:
new
Seller order number: 9781771644419
Platform order number BarnesAndNoble.com: bn-9781771644419
Category: World History>World Hist>World History
Data from 04/04/2018 03:32h
ISBN (alternative notations): 1-77164-441-9, 978-1-77164-441-9
9781771644419 - Michael Palin: Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time
2
Michael Palin (?):

Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time (2018) (?)

ISBN: 9781771644419 (?) or 1771644419, in english, 352 pages, Greystone Books, hardcover, New

PHP 1,360 ($ 28.00)¹(free shipping, without obligation)
Not yet published, free shipping for AmazonPrime only. Regular USD 4.98
From Seller/Antiquarian, Amazon.com
Driven by a passion for travel and history and a love of ships and the sea, former Monty Python stalwart and beloved television globe-trotter Michael Palin explores the world of HMS Erebus, last seen on an ill-fated voyage to chart the Northwest Passage.Michael Palin brings the fascinating story of the Erebus and its occupants to life, from its construction as a bomb vessel in 1826 through the flagship years of James Clark Ross’s Antarctic expedition and finally to Sir John Franklin’s quest for the holy grail of navigation―a route through the Northwest Passage, where the ship disappeared into the depths of the sea for more than 150 years. It was rediscovered under the arctic waters in 2014.Palin travels across the world―from Tasmania to the Falkland Islands and the Canadian Arctic―to offer a firsthand account of the terrain and conditions that would have confronted the Erebus and her doomed final crew. Delving into the research, he describes the intertwined careers of the two men who shared the ship’s journeys: Ross, the organizational genius who mapped much of the Antarctic coastline and oversaw some of the earliest scientific experiments to be conducted there; and Franklin, who, at the age of sixty and after a checkered career, commanded the ship on its last disastrous venture. Expertly researched and illustrated with maps, photographs, paintings, and engravings, Erebus is an evocative account of two journeys: one successful and forgotten, the other tragic yet unforgettable., hardcover, Label: Greystone Books, Greystone Books, Product group: Book, Published: 2018-09-25, Studio: Greystone Books
Platform order number Amazon.com: Zo9wh0eZXMGfljy0%2B8DKdHeJjeLR VvDzxj7Qy9gN%2FU3MH3KItK5FxMNX Maw8Y4d%2FDzRYiHdqdYnHK2FsZImG fsGwzXvgH6khNrQ%2BeUn4wz9q%2BA H7sVppQw%3D%3D
Keywords: Books, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Canadian, Travelers & Explorers, 19th Century, 20th Century, Exploration, First Nations, Founding, Pre-Confederation, Province & Local, War of 1812, History, Americas, Canada, Arctic & Antarctica, World, Expeditions & Discoveries, Birdwatching, Canoeing, Cycling, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Specialty Travel, Adventure
Data from 04/04/2018 03:32h
ISBN (alternative notations): 1-77164-441-9, 978-1-77164-441-9
Paid advertisements
Professor at Large: The Cornell YearsProfessor at Large: The Cornell Years
And now for something completely different. Professor at Large features beloved English comedian and actor John Cleese in the role of Ivy League professor at Cornell University. His almost twenty years as professor-at-large has led to many talks, essays, and lectures on campus. This collection of the very best moments from Cleese under his mortarboard provides a unique view of his endless pursuit of intellectual discovery across a range of topics. Since 1999, Cleese has provided Cornell students and local citizens with his ideas on everything from scriptwriting to psychology, religion to hotel management, and wine to medicine.His incredibly popular events and classes―including talks, workshops, and an analysis of A Fish Called Wanda and The Life of Brian―draw hundreds of people. He has given a sermon at Sage Chapel, narrated Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf with the Cornell Chamber Orchestra, conducted a class on script writing, and lectured on psychology and human development. Each time Cleese has visited the campus in Ithaca, NY, he held a public presentation, attended and or lectured in classes, and met privately with researchers. From the archives of these visits, Professor at Large includes an interview with screenwriter William Goldman, a lecture about creativity entitled, "Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind," talks about Professor at Large and The Life of Brian, a discussion of facial recognition, and Cleese's musings on group dynamics with business students and faculty.Professor at Large provides a window into the workings of John Cleese's scholarly mind, showcasing the wit and intelligence that have driven his career as a comedian, while demonstrating his knack of pinpointing the essence of humans and human problems. His genius on the screen has long been lauded; now his academic chops get their moment in the spotlight, too.
Compare price
Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious PiratesBlack Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of…
With surprising tales of vicious mutineers, imperial riches, and high-seas intrigue, Black Flags, Blue Waters vividly reanimates the “Golden Age” of piracy in the Americas. Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”―spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s―when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. Best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin illustrates how American colonists at first supported these outrageous pirates in an early display of solidarity against the Crown, and then violently opposed them. Through engrossing episodes of roguish glamour and extreme brutality, Dolin depicts the star pirates of this period, among them towering Blackbeard, ill-fated Captain Kidd, and sadistic Edward Low, who delighted in torturing his prey. Also brilliantly detailed are the pirates’ manifold enemies, including colonial governor John Winthrop, evangelist Cotton Mather, and young Benjamin Franklin. Upending popular misconceptions and cartoonish stereotypes, Dolin provides this wholly original account of the seafaring outlaws whose raids reflect the precarious nature of American colonial life. 100 illustrations; 8 pages pf color illustrations
Compare price
On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest BattleOn Desperate Ground: The Marines at The…
"Superb...A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail...This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well, with fresh research, gritty scenes and cinematic sweep."—Washington PostFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of UN troops in Korea, convinced President Harry Truman that the Communist forces of Kim Il-sung would be utterly defeated by Thanksgiving. The Chinese, he said with near certainty, would not intervene in the war.As he was speaking, 300,000 Red Chinese soldiers began secretly crossing the Manchurian border. Led by some 20,000 men of the First Marine Division, the Americans moved deep into the snowy mountains of North Korea, toward the trap Mao had set for the vainglorious MacArthur along the frozen shores of the Chosin Reservoir. What followed was one of the most heroic--and harrowing--operations in American military history, and one of the classic battles of all time. Faced with probable annihilation, and temperatures plunging to 20 degrees below zero, the surrounded, and hugely outnumbered, Marines fought through the enemy forces with ferocity, ingenuity, and nearly unimaginable courage as they marched their way to the sea.Hampton Sides' superb account of this epic clash relies on years of archival research, unpublished letters, declassified documents, and interviews with scores of Marines and Koreans who survived the siege. While expertly detailing the follies of the American leaders, On Desperate Ground is an immediate, grunt's-eye view of history, enthralling in its narrative pace and powerful in its portrayal of what ordinary men are capable of in the most extreme circumstances.Hampton Sides has been hailed by critics as one of the best nonfiction writers of his generation. As the Miami Herald wrote, "Sides has a novelist's eye for the propulsive elements that lend momentum and dramatic pace to the best nonfiction narratives."
Compare price

9781771644419

Find all available books for your ISBN number 9781771644419 compare prices fast and easily and order immediatly.

Available rare books, used books and second hand books of the title "Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time" from Michael Palin are completely listed.

Books nearby

>> to Archive