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Hillary, Edmund 1919-2008

Works: 409 works in 1,054 publications in 21 languages and 23,494 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  History  Television programs  Documentary films  Pictorial works  Mountain films  Nonfiction films  Catalogs  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Commentator, Honoree, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: GV199.92.H54,
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Most widely held works by Edmund Hillary
The crossing of Antarctica; the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958 by Vivian Fuchs( Book )

90 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in 12 languages and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the first full crossing of Antarctica via the South Pole by the Commonwealth Expedition. This crossing was completed on March 2, 1958, when two groups, one traveling south from Shackleton Base under Dr. Fuchs' direction and the other traveling north from Ross Island under Sir Edmund Hillary's direction, met at Scott Base
High in the thin cold air; the story of the Himalayan Expedition, led by Sir Edmund Hillary, sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia by Edmund Hillary( Book )

34 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition of 1960-61, and the search for the elusive Yeti. For contents, see Author Catalog
High adventure by Edmund Hillary( Book )

57 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal record of his mountaineering experiences that reached their climax in the conquest of Mt. Everest
Ecology 2000 : the changing face of earth by S. E. (Ed.) HILLARY( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the changes that the spread of industrialization throughout the world is bringing to pass in ecology
Schoolhouse in the clouds by Edmund Hillary( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mountaineering scientist writes enthusiastically of his 1963 return to the Sherpas, Himalayan people of Tibetan origin, to pipe fresh water, build schools, treat their diseases, and assault two unclimbed peaks, Taweche and Kangtega
Surviving Everest( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable insider's look at what it takes to climb the highest, most dangerous mountain on Earth--Mount Everest
No latitude for error by Edmund Hillary( Book )

31 editions published between 1961 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal narrative of Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-58
Beyond the edge( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, the ascent of Everest remained the last of Earth's great challenges. Standing at over 29,000ft, the world's highest mountain posed a fearsome challenge and had already claimed thirteen lives in previous expeditions. When Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay finally achieved the impossible and became the first men to stand atop Everest, it was an event that stunned the world and defined an era
Explorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers)( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations captures in photographs and interviews the expeditions and emotions of some of the most daring adventurers of the last century. Organized according to geographical region, and accompanied by essays by such famous names as Wilfred Thesiger, Richard Leakey, and Edmund Hillary, the photographs offer a fascinating glimpse of the world's varied landscapes and habitats, its peoples, and ways of life. Some of the pictures recall historic moments in time - Scott finding Amundsen's empty tent at the South Pole, Tenzing Norgay photographed by Hillary on the peak of Everest, the ferryman who took David Livingstone across the river on the last day of his life. Other pictures are remarkable as records of vanished or vanishing peoples, or simply as beautiful pieces of art
East of Everest, an account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954 by Edmund Hillary( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenge of the unknown by Edmund Hillary( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ocean to the sky by Edmund Hillary( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and French and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jet boat expedition by New Zealanders and Indians up the sacred River Ganges from the Bay of Bengal to its Himalayan source
Indigenous peoples and protected areas : the law of mother Earth by World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omtale af naturparkerne Imagruen, Bisnoi, Wasur, Con Dao, Cree, Shinga, Kuna Yala, Mabo, Solomon-øerne, Pohueroro, CAMPFIRE, Yanomami, Anangu, Hatam, Aluna, Shimshal, Tram Chim, Manas, Karen, Doi Suthep-Pui, Faro/Bénoué/Bouba-Njida, Aïr-Ténéré, Zakynthos, Phoka, Miskito, Inuit, Sumawa, Ewenk, Malawi, Dzanga-Sangha, Les Arcadins, Mijikenda og de indfødte folkeslag, der lever i nærheden
View from the summit by Edmund Hillary( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Zealand hero writes about his adventures in the Himalayas, jet boating up the Ganges and travelling to the South Pole. Hillary has also been heavily involved with building medical centres and schools and improving the lives of the Sherpa people in Nepal
Nothing venture, nothing win by Edmund Hillary( Book )

37 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of adventurer Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Everest, Antarctic explorer and friend of the Sherpas
Sherpa AK06( )

in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sherpa are a Tibetan-speaking people who moved into the valleys of eastern Nepal in the middle of the sixteenth century. They survived as traders transporting goods by Yak across the Himalayas, linking the markets of China to Nepal and India. This collection of 19 documents about the Sherpa covers a period from the 1950s to 1990s. The Sherpa environment, religion, and social change have received the most attention by these authors
Everest a sound history, 1982-1983( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Edmund Hillary's Sagarmatha by Edmund Hillary( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek over de bergwereld rond de Mount Everest
Allegro for strings Landfall in unknown seas ; Diversions : for string orchestra by Douglas Lilburn( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conquest of Everest by John Hunt Hunt( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in French and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of how, on 29 May, 1953, two men, both endowed with outstanding stamina and skill, reached the top of Everest and came back unscathed to rejoin their comrades. 'Yet this will not be the whole story, for the ascent of Everest was not the work of one day, nor even of those few anxious, unforgettable weeks in which we prepared and climbed this summer. It is, in fact, a tale of sustained and tenacious endeavour by many, over a long period of time ... We of the 1953 Everest Expedition are proud to share the glory with our predecessors.' Sir John Hunt
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Explorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical Society
Alternative Names
Edmund Hilari

Edmund Hillari

Edmund Hillary alpinista e esploratore neozelandese

Edmund Hillary alpiniste, vainqueur de l'Everest en 1953

Edmund Hillary montañista, piloto y explorador neozelandés

Edmund Hillary Mountaineer, explorer

Edmund Hillary neuseeländischer Bergsteiger und Expeditionsleiter

Edmund Hillary nowozelandzki himalaista, zdobywca Everestu

Edmund Hillary ontdekkingsreiziger uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1919-2008)

Edmund Percival Hillary

Edmunds Hilarijs

Edmundus Hillary

Hillary, Edmond Sir

Hillary Edmund

Hillary, Edmund 1919-2008 Sir

Hillary, Edmund Percival.

Hillary Edmund Percival 1919-2008

Hillary, Edmund Sir

Hillary, Edmund, Sir, 1919-2008

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary

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Хиллари, Э 1919-

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Explorations : great moments of discovery from the Royal Geographical SocietyIndigenous peoples and protected areas : the law of mother EarthView from the summitSir Edmund Hillary's SagarmathaTriumph on Everest : a photobiography of Sir Edmund HillaryView from the summitEverest : reaching for the sky