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  • Otto Nordenskjöld genom kameran : forskningsresorna i bilder

    Otto Nordenskjöld genom kameran : forskningsresorna i bilder

    Halvklotband - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189021433

    Otto Nordenskjöld var en av Sveriges mest kända upptäcktsresande och polarforskare under åren kring det förra sekelskiftet. Mest bekant är han för den spektakulära Antarctic-expeditionen 1901-1903, under vilken hans fartyg blev fastskruvat i isen oc…

  • Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness

    Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness
    av Ibn Fadlan

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455076

    In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the upper reaches of the Volga River. In his subsequent report on his mission he gave a meticulous and astonishingly objective description of Viking cust…

  • The Loss of the Ship Essex Sunk By a Whale

    The Loss of the Ship Essex Sunk By a Whale
    av Owen Chase

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437966

    The gripping first-hand story of the disaster that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick and is the basis for a major new feature film, In the Heart of the Sea. In 1820, the Nantucket whaleship Essex was sailing in the South Pacific when it was rammed by an…

  • Polarexpeditionernas proviant 1872-1949

    Polarexpeditionernas proviant 1872-1949

    Flexband - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198361742

    För första gången, även internationellt, kan du här läsa om hur ett dussin viktiga expeditioner till Arktis och Antarktis mellan 1872 och 1949 löste frågorna om proviant. Allt mellan sälkött och pingvindiet till luxuösa konserver med oxfilé eller fa…

  • A Land So Strange

    A Land So Strange
    av Andre Resendez

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465068418

    In 1528, a mission set out from Spain to colonize Florida. But the expedition went horribly wrong: Delayed by a hurricane, knocked off course by a colossal error of navigation, and ultimately doomed by a disastrous decision to separate the men from…

  • Kon-Tiki Expedition

    Kon-Tiki Expedition
    av Thor Heyerdahl

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780006550334

    This is the story of how Thor Heyderdahl and five other men crossed the Pacific Ocean on a balsa-wood raft in an extraordinary bid to prove Heyderdahl's theory that the Polynesians undertook the same feat on such a craft over 1000 years ago.

  • Conquistador Voices (vol II)

    Conquistador Voices (vol II)
    av Kevin H Siepel

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780978646639

  • Who Discovered America?

    Who Discovered America?
    av Gavin Menzies

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062236784

    Greatly expanding on his blockbuster 1421, distinguished historian Gavin Menzies uncovers the complete untold history of how mankind came to the Americas-offering new revelations and a radical rethinking of the accepted historical record in Who Disc…

  • Conquistador Voices (Vol I)

    Conquistador Voices (Vol I)
    av Kevin H Siepel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780978646622

  • Adventures in the Anthropocene

    Adventures in the Anthropocene
    av Gaia Vince

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784873615

    Explore the impact of humans on the planet in this beautiful new edition of Gaia Vincent’s powerful work. In recent decades human beings have altered the planet beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.5 billion-year history. We have become…

  • In Patagonia

    In Patagonia
    av Bruce Chatwin

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784875367

    Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindWhen Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. All readers recognised its tim…

  • Helge Ingstad

    Helge Ingstad
    av Frode Skarstein, Frode Skarstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788243005044

    Høsten 1960 finner eventyreren Helge Ingstad de første håndfaste bevis på norrøne besøk i Nord-Amerika. Dette funnet er det absolutte høydepunktet i Ingstads lange og rike liv - og det gjorde ham og hans kone Anne Stine verdensberømte. Men helt side…

  • Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784758578

    Told in a very relaxed and sometimes - as you might expect - very funny Palin style.' David Baddiel, Daily Mail'Magisterial .

  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

    Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
    av Alfred Lansing

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753809877

    Adventure, shipwreck, storms and survival on the high seas. 'Superb ... the greatest survival story of all time' Sir Chris Bonington

  • Children of Ash and Elm

    Children of Ash and Elm
    av Neil Price

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465096985

    The definitive history of the Vikings -- from arts and culture to politics and cosmology -- by a distinguished archaeologist with decades of expertise The Viking Age -- from 750 to 1050 -- saw an unprecedented expansion of the Scandinavian peoples i…

  • Into the Deep

    Into the Deep
    av Robert D. Ballard

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426220999

    The legendary explorer of Titanic and Lusitania reveals the secret military missions behind his famous exploits and unveils a major new discovery on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Titanic find. Best known for finding the wreck of the Ti…

  • The Journals of Captain Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook
    av Captain James Cook

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436471

    Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of th…

  • The White Darkness

    The White Darkness
    av David Grann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781471178023

    ‘A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure’ JOHN GRISHAM on David Grann's The Lost City of Z ‘A wonderful story of a lost age of heroic exploration’ Sunday Times on The Lost City of Z ‘Marvellous…

  • The Gardens of Mars

    The Gardens of Mars
    av John Gimlette

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788544733

    A journey – both historical and contemporary – among the fantastical landscapes, resourceful inhabitants and isolated tribes of the world's fourth-largest island of enduring fascination for its rich biodiversity: Madagascar.'A beautifull…

  • The Gardens of Mars

    The Gardens of Mars
    av John Gimlette

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788544726

    A journey – both historical and contemporary – among the fantastical landscapes, resourceful inhabitants and isolated tribes of the world's fourth-largest island of enduring fascination for its rich biodiversity: Madagascar.'A beautifull…

  • Unravelling the Franklin Mystery

    Unravelling the Franklin Mystery
    av David C. Woodman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773545410

    David Woodman's classic reconstruction of the mysterious events surrounding the tragic Franklin expedition has taken on new importance in light of the recent discovery of the HMS Erebus wreck, the ship Sir John Franklin sailed on during his doomed 1…

  • The Curse of Oak Island

    The Curse of Oak Island
    av Randall Sullivan

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802148278

    UPDATED WITH NEW MATERIAL FROM THE AUTHOR In The Curse of Oak Island, longtime Rolling Stone contributing editor and journalist Randall Sullivan explored the curious history of Oak Island and the generations of people who tried and failed to unlock…

  • The Curse of Oak Island

    The Curse of Oak Island
    av Randall Sullivan

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802126931

    From longtime Rolling Stone contributing editor and journalist Randall Sullivan, The Curse of Oak Island explores the curious history of Oak Island and the generations of individuals who have tried and failed to unlock its secrets.  An investigation…

  • Sailing Alone Around the World

    Sailing Alone Around the World
    av Joshua Slocum

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781706366065

    Sailing Alone Around the World (1900) is a sailing memoir by Joshua Slocum about his single-handed global circumnavigation aboard the sloop Spray. Slocum was the first person to sail around the world alone. The book was an immediate success and high…

  • Minecraft Guide to The Nether and the End

    Minecraft Guide to The Nether and the End
    av Mojang AB

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405285995

    Now that you've mastered the Overworld, the time has come to brave the perilous Nether and End dimensions. But survival will be even more difficult here and you'll need to up your game if you want to make it back to the Overworld in one piece.

  • All the Roads Are Open

    All the Roads Are Open
    av Annemarie Schwarzenbach

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428226

    In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan. The first women to travel Afghanistan’s Northern Road, they fled the storm brewing in Europe to seek a place untouched…

  • The Travels of Marco Polo

    The Travels of Marco Polo
    av Marco Polo

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789500806

    In 1271 Marco Polo set out on a journey to China to meet the Mongol Emperor Kublaï Khan. He returned with stories that would take a lifetime to tell. Featuring exotic creatures, strange customs, extraordinary legends, and political intrigues, The Tr…

  • Life at the Extremes

    Life at the Extremes
    av Frances Ashcroft

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780006551256

    The debut of a female Steve Jones - likeable, literate, lucid and laconic. A sprightly, lavishly illustrated book on the science of human survival.

  • Never Quit

    Never Quit
    av Don Rearden

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250130297

    “That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. Whether they are rescuing citizens injured and freezing in the Alaska…

  • Latitude

    Latitude
    av Nick Crane

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241478349

  • Latitude

    Latitude

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405947343

  • Madhouse at the End of the Earth

    Madhouse at the End of the Earth
    av Julian Sancton

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753553442

    'An epic of survival' -- MICHAEL PALIN 'A "grade-A classic"' -- SUNDAY TIMES 'Utterly enthralling' -- GEOFF DYER, GUARDIAN 'Deeply engrossing' -- NEW YORK TIMES ***A TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2021*** The harrowing, survival story of an early polar expedi…

  • Madhouse at the End of the Earth

    Madhouse at the End of the Earth

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753553466

    'An epic of survival' -- MICHAEL PALIN 'A "grade-A classic"' -- SUNDAY TIMES 'Utterly enthralling' -- GEOFF DYER, GUARDIAN 'Deeply engrossing' -- NEW YORK TIMES ***A TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2021*** The harrowing, survival story of an early polar expedi…

  • På ski over Grønland

    På ski over Grønland
    av Fridtjof Nansen, Fridtjof Nansen

    Pocket - 2021 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788293684756

    Fridtjof Nansen (1861 - 1930) var en norsk polfarer, oppdager, diplomat og vitenskapsmann. I 1888 nsket Nansen utforske det indre av Gr nland. Tidligere ekspedisjoner, blant andre Adolf Erik Nordenski ld hadde fors kt g fra den bebodde vestkysten ti…

  • Lotharingia

    Lotharingia
    av Simon Winder

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509803262

    A Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2019 Shortlisted for The Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award 'No Briton has written better than Winder about Europe' - Sunday Times In AD 843, the three surviving grandsons of the great Emperor Charl…

  • In Search of a Kingdom

    In Search of a Kingdom
    av Laurence Bergreen

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062875358

    “FASCINATING . . . Dramatic and timely.” —New York Times Book Review, Editors' ChoiceIn this grand and thrilling narrative, the acclaimed biographer of Magellan and Columbus reveals the singular adventures of Sir Francis Drake, who…

  • In Search of a Kingdom

    In Search of a Kingdom

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062875365

    “FASCINATING . . . Dramatic and timely.” —New York Times Book Review, Editors' ChoiceIn this grand and thrilling narrative, the author of the 200,000-copy paperback bestseller Over the Edge of the World reveals the singular adventu…

  • Helge Ingstad

    Helge Ingstad
    av Frode Skarstein, Frode Skarstein

    Pocket - 2018 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788243011724

    Helge Ingstads eventyrlige liv og ekspedisjoner sett med nye øyne. Høsten 1960 fant Helge Ingstad de første håndfaste bevis på norrøne bosetninger i Nord-Amerika. Dette funnet gjorde ham og hans kone Anne Stine verdensberømte. I 1926 forlot han sin…

  • The Moth and the Mountain

    The Moth and the Mountain
    av Ed Caesar

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241977255

    'One of the best books ever written about the early attempts to conquer Everest. A fine, fine slice of history by a truly special writer who proves time and time again that he is among the best of his generation' Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenet…

  • The Moth and the Mountain

    The Moth and the Mountain
    av Ed Caesar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241262313

    A SUNDAY TIMES BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR THE TIMES SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 'One of the best books ever written about the early attempts to conquer Everest. A fine, fine slice of history by a truly special writer who proves time and time again that he i…

  • Why Did Europe Conquer the World?

    Why Did Europe Conquer the World?
    av Philip T. Hoffman

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175843

    Between 1492 and 1914, Europeans conquered 84 percent of the globe. But why did Europe establish global dominance, when for centuries the Chinese, Japanese, Ottomans, and South Asians were far more advanced? In Why Did Europe Conquer the World?, Phi…

  • Why Did Europe Conquer the World?

    Why Did Europe Conquer the World?
    av Philip T. Hoffman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139708

    Between 1492 and 1914, Europeans conquered 84 percent of the globe. But why did Europe establish global dominance, when for centuries the Chinese, Japanese, Ottomans, and South Asians were far more advanced? In Why Did Europe Conquer the World?, Phi…

  • Exploration Fawcett

    Exploration Fawcett
    av Col. Percy Fawcett

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753827901

    The life of Colonel Fawcett is now the subject of the major motion picture The Lost City of Z. The disappearance of Colonel Fawcett in the Matto Grosso remains one of the great unsolved mysteries. In 1925, Fawcett was convinced that he had discovere…

  • Dead Men

    Dead Men
    av Richard Pierce

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715642962

    'Fascinating.' Telegraph Birdie Bowers is a woman with a dead man's name. Her parents had been fascinated by Henry 'Birdie' Bowers, one of Captain Scott's companions on his ill-fated polar expedition. A hundred years after the death of Bowers and Sc…

  • Sir John Franklin?s Erebus and Terror Expedition

    Sir John Franklin?s Erebus and Terror Expedition
    av Gillian Hutchinson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472948694

    In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage – the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition was expected to complete its mission within three years and return home in…

  • Karthistorier : eller atlas över expeditioner till världens vita fläckar

    Karthistorier : eller atlas över expeditioner till världens vita fläckar
    av Francisca Mattéoli

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789174246070

    Följ med på en odyssé till världens vita fläckar – till jordens okända, bortglömda, försvunna och mytomspunna platser.I Karthistorier berättar Francisca Mattéoli inlevelsefullt om stora expeditioner och osannolika bedrifter som genomförts för…

  • In Patagonia

    In Patagonia
    av Bruce Chatwin

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099769514

    Beautifully written and full of wonderful descriptions and intriguing tales, In Patagonia is an account of Bruce Chatwin's travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and his encounters with the people whose fascinating stories delay hi…

  • Magellan

    Magellan
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548490

    The life of the great Portuguese explorer who dared to sail beyond the horizon The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) is one of the most famous navigators in history-he was the first man to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean…

  • James Cook

    James Cook
    av Peter FitzSimons

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472131409

    Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated. But who was the real James Cook? The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable…

  • Otto Sverdrup

    Otto Sverdrup
    av Alexander Wisting, Alexander Wisting

    Inbunden - 2017 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788248920403

    Han ledet tidenes norske landoppdagelse i en polar dødsferd. Otto Sverdrup var sjømannen som presset grensene for overlevelse i Arktis. Da Norge for første gang gjorde seg bemerket som oppdagernasjon, var Otto Sverdrup Fridtjof Nansens viktigste man…

  • Lands of Lost Borders

    Lands of Lost Borders
    av Kate Harris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062846662

    "Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven’t felt for years. It’s a modern classic."—Pico IyerA brilliant, fierce writer, and winner of the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize, makes her debut with this…

  • Into the Wind

    Into the Wind
    av Jake Ducey

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781939116109

    Without a map, nineteen-year-old Jake Ducey leaves behind a drug-filled life and college basketball scholarship to wander the world and prove we can find our dreams by following our heart. On the outskirts of civilization, often uncertain, without m…

  • The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

    The Lost Art of Finding Our Way
    av John Edward Huth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088078

    Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way. Encyclop…

  • Higher and Colder

    Higher and Colder
    av Vanessa Heggie

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226650883

    During the long twentieth century, explorers went in unprecedented numbers to the hottest, coldest, and highest points on the globe. Taking us from the Himalayas to Antarctica and beyond, Higher and Colder presents the first history of extreme physi…

  • To the Ends of the Earth

    To the Ends of the Earth
    av Ranulph Fiennes

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781471135705

    The awe-inspiring account of Ranulph Fiennes' first major expedition, completing the first circumpolar navigation of the earth.

  • Fridtjof Nansen

    Fridtjof Nansen
    av Carl Emil Vogt, Carl Emil Vogt

    Pocket - 2012 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788202313074

    Da Fram seilte inn Oslofjorden i 1896, ble ekspedisjonen møtt av et folkehav landet aldri hadde sett maken til. Titusener av nordmenn hyllet Fridtjof Nansen og hans mannskap. Nansen var 34 år og den komplette helt. Likevel var dette bare begynnelsen…

  • Into Africa

    Into Africa
    av Martin Dugard

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553814477

    Stanley undertook his quest with gusto, filing reports that captivated readers and dominated the front page of the New York Herald for months. INTO AFRICA traces the journeys of Livingstone and Stanley in alternating chapters.