Recommended Readings

Podcast #4: Roald Amundsen
Roald Amundsen’s Belgica Diary: The First Scientific Expedition to the Antarctic by Roald Amundsen; edited by Hugo Decleir. 1999.

Voyage of the Belgica: Fifteen Months in the Antarctic
by Adrien de Gerlache.

Roald Amundsen
by Tor Bomann-Larsen. 1995. See the 2006 edition translated by Ingrid Christophersen. Sutton Publishing Ltd: Goucestershire, England.

Race to the End: Amundsen, Scott, and the Attainment of the South Pole by Ross D.E. MacPhee. 2010.

The Last Place On Earth by Roland Huntford. 1999.

Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford. 2010.

True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race To the Pole by Bruce Henderson. 2005.

Podcast #3: Sir Douglas Mawson
Sir Douglas Mawson’s
The Home of the Blizzard, Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. 1915. London: Ballantyne Press.

Philip Ayres’
Mawson: A Life. 1999. Miegunyah Press: Carlton South, Victoria, Australia.

Lennard Bickel’s
Mawson’s Will: The Greatest Survival Story Ever Written. 1977. Stein and Day: New York

Podcast #2: Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance
Ernest Shackleton’s South: The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-17 Expedition. 1982. London: Century Publishing.

Frank A. Worsley’s
Endurance: An Epic of Polar Adventure. 1931. London: Philip Allen

Roland Huntford’s
Shackleton. 1985. London: Hodder & Stoughton

Edward Wilson’s Diary of the Discovery Expedition. 1975. London: Blandford Press

Caroline Alexander’s
The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition. 1998. London: Bloombsbury. Great photographs and overview of the expedition!