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Mawson: A Life
by Philip Ayres
A hero of the polar exploration age, Sir Douglas Mawson is profiled in this biography, which recounts his Antarctic expeditions of 1911–1914 and 1929–1931, which resulted in Australia claiming 40 percent of the sixth continent. The personal letters and professional correspondences included reveal Mawson’s relationships with influential friends and rivals. Recounted are ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published 2004 by Melbourne University Publishing
(first published 1999)
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