Mountaineering Literature

A Bibliography of Material Published in English

Author: Jill Neate

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780938567042

Category: History

Page: 296

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Long established as a standard reference work worldwide, this is a thorough bibliography of all mountaineering books that are of practical use to climbers or for reading pleasure or historical interest. Documenting more than 2000 books of mountaineering literature, it also includes nearly 900 climber's guidebooks, a sampling of more than 400 works of mountaineering fiction, plus journals and bibliographies.
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Vertical Margins

Mountaineering and the Landscapes of Neoimperialism

Author: Reuben J. Ellis

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299170042

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 231

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History meets high-altitude adventure This engaging analysis of twentieth-century imperialism takes early mountaineering beyond the realm of recreation. Vertical Margins sets Halford Mackinder's 1899 climb of Mt. Kenya, Annie Smith Peck's 1908 ascent of Huascaran in Bolivia, and John Baptiste Noel's filming of the 1924 British attempt on Mt. Everest in the larger historical context of American and British foreign policy and neo-imperialism. Reuben Ellis shows that mountain exploration reached far beyond the motivations of adrenaline-driven adventurers to an aggressive ideology of power and expansion that fed the "New Imperialism"--the end of the era of European empire-building and the beginnings of American dominance in world affairs. With so many mountains at the margins of European and American territorial and economic domains, mountaineering often overlapped with the motivations of empire; the earth's mountains came to be regarded as frontiers open to the full range of political, economic, and personal concerns that drove geographical exploration.
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Mountains of the Mind

Adventures in Reaching the Summit

Author: Robert Macfarlane

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 030753863X

Category: Nature

Page: 324

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Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert McFarlane reveals how the mystery of the world’s highest places has came to grip the Western imagination—and perennially draws legions of adventurers up the most perilous slopes. His story begins three centuries ago, when mountains were feared as the forbidding abodes of dragons and other mysterious beasts. In the mid-1700s the attentions of both science and poetry sparked a passion for mountains; Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Lord Byron extolled the sublime experiences to be had on high; and by 1924 the death on Mt Everest of an Englishman named George Mallory came to symbolize the heroic ideals of his day. Macfarlane also reflects on fear, risk, and the shattering beauty of ice and snow, the competition and contemplation of the climb, and the strange alternate reality of high altitude, magically enveloping us in the allure of mountains at every level.
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Hayek: A Collaborative Biography

Part III, Fraud, Fascism and Free Market Religion

Author: R. Leeson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137452420

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

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F.A. Hayek (1899-1992), the co-leader of the Austrian free market school, embraced the transparently fraudulent assertion made by Donald McCormick, aka Richard Deacon, in The British Connection which accused A.C. Pigou, the co-leader of the Cambridge market failure school, of being a Soviet spy.
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Die Theologie Epikurs

Versuch einer Rekonstruktion

Author: Detlev Fehling,Dietrich Lemke,Heinrich Dörrie,Hermann Raabe,Will Richter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 118

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Petrarca

Author: August Buck

Publisher: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Abt. Verlag

ISBN: N.A

Category: Petrarca, Francesco

Page: 463

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Saturday Review

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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The Mountain spirit

Author: Michael Tobias,Harold Drasdo

Publisher: Viking Pr

ISBN: 9780879510732

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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Photographs and essays by leading authorities in the field provide diverse perspectives on the aesthetics of mountains and mountain climbing
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British Book News

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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The Reader's Adviser

Author: Bessie Graham,Hester Rosalyn Jacoby Hoffman

Publisher: R.R. Bowker Co.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature

Page: N.A

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Blake

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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An illustrated quarterly.
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Mountaineering and its literature

a descriptive bibliography of selected works published in the English language, 1744-1976

Author: W. R. Neate,Jill Neate

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 165

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Subject Catalog

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Catalogs, Subject

Page: N.A

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A geography of vertical margins

twentieth-century mountaineering narratives and the landscape of neo-imperialism

Author: Reuben J. Ellis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English fiction

Page: 441

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