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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hudson"s Bay Company -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- Hudson Bay Region -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titles18th century naturalists of Hudon Bay
StatementStuart Houston, Tim Ball, and Mary Houston.
GenreBiography.
SeriesMcGill-Queen"s native and northern series -- 34
ContributionsBall, T. F. (Timothy F.), Houston, Mary.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 333 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15567187M
ISBN 100773522859
OCLC/WorldCa52749883

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  The topics are as diverse as lynx cycles; climatology; Charleston, South Carolina in the eighteenth century; trade in swan skins and quills; but, more importantly, the eighteenth-century naturalists of the Hudson Bay. The book deals with a little known but extremely important development in the history of North American : Fred Cooke. Where Peter Newman's best-selling trilogy captured the essence of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) as a business empire, Eighteenth-Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay presents the scientific achievements of the company's early employees, drawing largely on . Eighteenth Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay by Stuart Houston, Tim Ball, Mary Houston (McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, Canada) Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ) External links. First, the eighteenth-century naturalists who struck out around the globe, and the institutions, practices and publications that took shape and proliferated as a consequence, creating organizational and intellectual structures for encouraging the work and sharing the information and specimens acquired: Charles E. Jarvis on James Petiver’s.

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