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Shackletons's Connection with Canterbury 1901-1917
This paper collates in chronological order of expeditions, much of the primary and secondary source material available in Christchurch on Shackleton’s connections with Canterbury. Shackleton spent time in Christchurch ...
Defining and Valuing Wilderness in Antarctica
Wilderness is a difficult term to define as it is a subjective concept. This paper uses three paradigms as a framework for discussing wilderness in general, and the Antarctic wilderness in particular. It looks at the ...
Shackleton's Leadership skills as seen on the Nimrod expedition, and the achievements of the Nimrod expedition 1907-09.
(University of Canterbury, 2007)
The centenary of one of the lesser known of the ‘Heroic Era’ Antarctic expeditions, Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod Expedition is in 2007-9. The intention of this review is to consider two aspects of this expedition: the ...