Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 November 2004

368 Pages | 32pp halftone plates, map


ISBN: 9780192805706

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The Last Great Quest

Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice

Max Jones

  • A fascinating new look at this compelling story, set for the first time in its wider historical context, with original conclusions based on previously unavailable evidence
  • The profile of polar explorers remains high and the story of Scott is an enduringly popular subject
  • Max Jones is widely considered a major Trade historian in the making and is extremely media-friendly and promotable
  • Beryl Bainbridge described this in the Spectator as 'a mesmerising and superbly researched book'

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