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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition

Scott Cookman
Format
Book
Published
New York : Wiley, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0471377902 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Epitaphs 1
  • 2 Messages from the Dead 5
  • 3 Enigma: Sir John 14
  • 4 Passage 30
  • 5 Two Ships 36
  • 6 Specters 42
  • 7 Ships' Commanders 50
  • 8 Ships' Companies 59
  • 9 Outward Bound 66
  • 10 Beechey Island 79
  • 11 Last Summer 83
  • 12 Beset 87
  • 13 Imprisoned 95
  • 14 Curse 105
  • 15 Culprit 108
  • 16 Houndsditch 116
  • 17 Schedules 130
  • 18 Dying Time 135
  • 19 Killer at Large 144
  • 20 Death March 154
  • 21 Cannibalism 174
  • 22 Culprit's Footprints 186
  • 23 Empty Prize 196
  • Afterword: Anatomy of a Disaster 198
  • Appendix I Provisions 213
  • Appendix II Northwest Passage Voyages: Mortality Rates 221
  • Appendix III Mid-Nineteenth-Century Naval Medicine 224
  • Appendix IV Expedition Muster 227.
Description
xii, 244 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HathiTrust shared print program 2017.
Technical Details
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