Robert Peary

And the Quest for the North Pole (Explorers of New Worlds) by Daniel E. Harmon

Publisher: Chelsea House Publications

Written in English
Cover of: Robert Peary | Daniel E. Harmon
Published: Pages: 63 Downloads: 301
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Subjects:

  • Explorers,
  • North Pole,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Peary, Robert E,
  • (Robert Edwin),,
  • 1856-1920
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9405578M
    ISBN 100791064417
    ISBN 109780791064412

Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. (May 6, – Febru ) was an American explorer who claimed to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, Peary's claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, rather than the competing claim by Frederick Cook, who said he got there a year claims were widely debated in newspapers until Born: Robert Edwin Peary, May 6, , . A remarkable true story of adventure, betrayal, and survival set in one of the world's most inhospitable places. In , from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, hundreds of miles from another human being, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a . The book deals with the first successful expedition to reach the North Pole of Earth. The full title of book is, "The North Pole It's Discovery in Under the Auspices of the Peary Artic Club". This is the second edition of this book issued in Seller Rating: % positive. National Geographic Extreme Explorer Vol. 3, No. 4. January-February Dolores Johnson, author of the book Onward has written this excellent summary of the amazing struggle Matthew Henson made to reach the North Pole. Your library may have either the Extreme Explorer magazine, a copy of Onward or they can order them for you.

Robert Peary got married on Aug to Josephine Diebitsch, a business school pass out. Being professionally active since the age of 19, she was a woman with a modern outlook. The couple was blessed by two children, Marie Ahnighito and Robert Peary, Jr.   In , two men laid rival claims to this crown jewel of exploration. A century later, the battle rages still. This book is about one of the most enduring and vitriolic feuds in the history of exploration. "What a consummate cur he is," said Robert Peary of Frederick Cook in Cook responded, "Peary has stooped to every crime from rape to 4/5(1).   Explorer Robert E. Peary’s quest for the North Pole—a true Arctic adventure from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of A Night to Remember. On March 1, , only miles of formidable ice separated Robert E. Peary from realizing his lifelong dream of becoming the first man to set foot on the North Pole.   On April 6, , American explorer Robert Peary accomplishes a long elusive dream, when he, assistant Matthew Henson and four Eskimos reach what they determine to be the North Pole.

This otherwise excellent book by Robert E Peary is marred, perhaps fatally, by the wholly negative "Introduction" by Robert Bryce. Having Bryce prepare an "introduction" to a book by Peary is like having Monica Lewinsky preface a Bill & Hillary book on domestic bliss. Frederick Cook and Robert Peary both claimed they discovered the North Pole. (AGIP / Rue des Archives / The Granger Collection, New York) On September 7, , readers of the New York Times.

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Robert E. Peary was an author and celebrated Arctic explorer who lost most of his toes to frostbite Robert Peary book single-mindedly pursuing his goal.

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Its Discovery in under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration Subject: North Pole -- Discovery and exploration Subject: Peary, Robert E.

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Peary is wonderful. Peary is great. Peary is the best, the most humble, the strongest, the most capable, and, above all, the most AMERICAN of all explorers/5.

Robert Peary, in full Robert Edwin Peary, (born May 6,Cresson, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died FebruWashington, D.C.), U.S. Arctic explorer usually credited with leading the first expedition to reach the North Pole (). Peary entered the U.S. Navy in and pursued a naval career until his retirement, with leaves of absence granted for Arctic exploration.

Robert Peary: | | | |Rear Admiral Robert Peary| | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Peary gravesite. Robert Peary from Wikipedia Famous Americans Coloring Pages Peary Expedition Directory Robert Edwin Peary, Arctic Explorer from Enchanted Learning, site for kids "The North Pole" online book about his discovery by Robert Peary "Famous Discoverers and Explorers of America" online book by Charles Johnston, Robert Peary page   Robert E.

Peary was an author and celebrated Arctic explorer who lost most of his toes to frostbite while single-mindedly pursuing his goal. Theodore Roosevelt () was the twenty-sixth President of the United States, winner of the Nobel Peace 5/5(1). Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), Northward over the "great ice" [electronic resource]: a narrative of life and work along the shores and upon the interior ice-cap of northern Greenland in the years and with a description of the little tribe of Smith-Sound Eskimos, the most northerly human beings in the world, and an.

Get this from a library. Robert Peary. [Kristin Petrie] -- This book describes the life and accomplishments of Robert Peary, the American explorer who reached the North Pole in Although prejudiced attitudes in the early s prevented African American explorer Mathew Henson from receiving his equal credit, he and Robert Peary were true partners in the dangerous race to discover the North Pole.

This adventurous book describes how they survived exploration in the harsh climate of the Arctic by adopting the ways of the Inuit, and how, despite controversy, they became. Photo of Ahlikahsingwah posed naked for Robert E. Peary’s book Northward Over the Great Ice, Courtesy of the University of California Libraries - Internet Archive.

Robert Peary was always condescending to the Inuit, referring to them as “my Eskimos” or “my children.”Author: Rebecca Roche. Robert Peary () was an American Arctic explorer. For much of the twentieth century, he was for many years credited with being, inthe first man to reach the North Pole, although this has recently been questioned.

Born in Pages: Robert Edwin Peary (), the distinguished American Arctic explorer, is usually credited as the first person to have reached the geographic North Pole, in First published inthis two-volume work recounts Peary's expeditions across the interior ice-cap of.

Robert Peary claimed to be the first to reach the North Pole, but his claim was controversial. To a large extent his book explains the man, and why his claim was not fully accepted. It can be read a bit like a detective story as the facts emerge.

Inat the age of 53, Peary was an experienced explorer ready for his final attempt on the Pole.5/5(1). Robert Peary’s Arctic expedition was his fourth attempt to reach the North Pole. His diary entry for April 6,expressed amazement at having reached his goal.

On his return to the United States, Peary submitted his data and instruments to a panel of the National Geographic Society to confirm his success. Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary Papers, National Archives and Records Administration.

Thus Robert E. Peary has crowned a life devoted to the exploration of the icy north and to the advancement of science by the hard-won discovery of the North Pole. The prize of four centuries of striving yielded at last to the most persistent and scientific attack ever waged against it.

Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. (May 6, – Febru ) was an American explorer who claimed to have led the first expedition, on April 6,to reach the geographic North Pole.

Peary's claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, rather than the competing claim by Frederick Cook who said he got there a year earlier. Peary was born on May 6, in Cresson, Pennsylvania. Robert Edwin Peary was born on May 6,in Cresson, Pennsylvania, to Charles N.

and Mary P. his father died inPeary's mother took the boy with her and settled in Portland, Maine. After growing up in Portland, Peary attended Bowdoin College, some 36 miles (58 km) to the was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa fraternities while at college. Robert Peary was born on May 6,in Cresson, Pennsylvania.

He was the son of Charles Nutter Peary and Mary Webster Wiley Peary. Robert Peary's parents both became sick within two years, culminating in the death of his father. Peary's desire for privacy and solitude could come from the lack of a father during his childhood.

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$ + $ Shipping. THE NORTH POLE- ROBERT PEARY $ Free shipping. Picture Rating: % positive. Robert E. Peary High School Reunions. likes. This is the place to find out details about upcoming plans for class reunions, reunite with old friends, and to have discussions without regards to ers: Robert Peary was an explorer whose claims that he led the first expedition to reach the geographic North Pole, inresulted in a Congressional medal in His books include Northward Over the Great Ice (), Nearest the Pole (), The North Pole (), and Secrets of Polar Travel (), as well as a book for children that he co-wrote with his daughter, Snowland Folk ().

He immediately stumbled onto the bitter dispute that raged for decades between Robert E. Peary, the fame-hungry, Maine-raised mama’s boy long credited with first reaching the North Pole inand Frederick A. Cook, the New York milkman turned physician whose immediate prior claim had been denounced as fraudulent by a social and scientific.

PEARY, Robert E. The North Pole. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, Thick octavo, modern three-quarter navy morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut. Signed limited “General Hubbard” edition of Peary’s illustrated account of his journey to the North Pole, number of only copies signed by Peary.

Facts about Robert Peary 6: other expeditions. In until and untilPeary had two expeditions to reach Arctic. He claimed that he reached the North Pole on the second one. Read Also: 10 Facts about Robert Moses.

Facts about Robert Peary 7: awards and honors.Rawlins, whose book depicts the National Geographic Society as a collaborator in perpetuating the Peary fraud, is not cited in the article. Nor are any of the other examinations of the controversy.Jan 1, - Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, – March 9, ) was the first African-American Arctic explorer, an associate of Robert Peary on seven voyages over a period of nearly 23 years.

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