David M. Wilson, a highly respected polar historian who regularly lectures on exploration history, is a great nephew of Dr. Edward Wilson, who died with Captain Scott and his party. He is currently Chairman of the Scott Centenary Committee at the Scott Polar Research Institute, where he is co-ordinating many of the major centenary events.
myth of Scott of the Antarctic, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, icon of fortitude
and courage who perished with his fellow explorers on their return from the
South Pole on March 29th, 1912, is an enduring one, elevated,
dismantled and restored during the turbulence of the succeeding century.
Until ...Read More