Robert Headland compiles an Antarctic Chronology
Quark's Senior Historian Publishes A Chronology of Antarctic Exploration
[2008 - NORWALK, CT] Quark's senior historian and former archivist of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Bob Headland has compiled a historical chronology of the Antarctic regions. The hardbound volume entitled A Chronology of Antarctic Exploration: A Synopsis of events and activities from the earliest times until the international polar years, 2007-2009 will be published by Bernard Quaritch Ltd. of London in early 2009.
The book will have a comprehensive introduction describing the development and structure of Antarctica. A section includes details of current circumstances, particularly the diplomacy involved with territorial claims, the Antarctic Treaty System, and modern national operations.
The compilation contains 4865 entries from 700 BC to 2008 in 772 pages with 40 plates, 27 maps and 21 histograms. To pre-order a copy, email C. Scheybeler of Quaritch at email@example.com.