Mountains of the Mind: How Desolate and Forbidding Heights were Transformed into Experiences of Indomitable Spirit: Macfarlane, Robert
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Mountains of the Mind: How Desolate and Forbidding Heights were Transformed into Experiences of Indomitable Spirit

Author(s): Macfarlane, Robert

Copyright: 2003, US
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.306, 31 bw photos/illus, map, grey/yellow cloth
Condition: dj & cloth new.

An analysis of the way mountains have been viewed throughout history, from the forbidding abode of demons and danger, through the modern lure of adventure, beauty and recreation. Includes a chapter on Mallory and his obsession with Everest. Shortlisted for the 2003 Boardman-Tasker Award.





















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