William Speirs Bruce: Forgotten Polar Explorer

William Speirs Bruce: Forgotten Polar Explorer

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William Speirs Bruce was a brave explorer and scientist who made numerous hair-raising journeys to both the North and South Poles in the early 20th century. Yet today his name is largely forgotten, his achievements overshadowed by exploits of men like Scott and Shackleton. In this first Intrepid Scots podcast, historian Simon Bendle asks: why have we forgotten Scotland’s great polar hero? (Recorded in front of a live audience at the Patrick Geddes Centre in Edinburgh's historic Old Town). ... Maggiori informazioni

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