The Heroic Age of Antarctic Science

August 2, 2011

Hour 1: How did the first generation of Antarctic explorers pioneer the field of research and discovery on the continent? We’ll find out this hour with Pulitzer Prize winning historian and Pepperdine professor Edward J. Larson [1], author of “An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science” (Yale University Press, 2011).

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[1] Edward J. Larson: http://law.pepperdine.edu/academics/faculty/default.php?faculty=ed_larson

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/138935827/KERA_138935827.mp3

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