The Lost and Found of Dangerous Expeditions

Course Dates: 
Last 4 weeks: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 2018
Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Paula Withrow
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2018 Spring

We will explore some of the 19th and 20th century expeditions to Africa, Antarctica and the Arctic, South and Central America and Everest. How was success or failure determined, and what were the factors behind the success or failure of an expedition?

Course outline

Paula Withrow ( has a Master of Arts in history from Colorado State University and an enthusiasm for passing on little known historical facts as well as historical controversies. She enjoys teaching.