Matthew A. Henson's Historic Arctic Journey

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Subtitle: The Classic Account of One of the World's Greatest Black Explorers
Author: Matthew A. Henson
Foreword: Robert E. Peary
Publisher: Lyons Press (2009)
ISBN-10: 1599213087
ISBN-13: 9781599213088
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 232
Dimensions: 18.7 x 13.8 x 2 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg
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Some expedition members questioned Robert Peary's decision to take a black man on the final leg of the Arctic journey. Others defended it, citing Henson's popularity with the Inuit, whose language and skills he'd mastered. This title contains material from The Explorer Club's archives, and reference to Henson's correspondence with the club


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