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Stephen R. Bown is the author of ten books on the history of exploration, science and ideas. His works have been published in many territories and translated into nine languages. He has won the BC Book Prize, the Alberta Book Award and the William Mills Prize for Polar Books, and his book Island of näytä lisää the Blue Foxes, for shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize. Born in Ottawa, he now live near Banff in the Canadian Rockies. näytä vähemmän
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Syntymäaika
1967-07-22
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
Canada
Syntymäpaikka
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Asuinpaikat
Rocky Mountains, Canada
Koulutus
University of Alberta
Ammatit
non-fiction writer
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Stephen R. Bown was born in Ottawa and studied history at the University of Alberta. He has long been interested in the history of science and exploration and is the author or co-author of numerous articles and several books, including Forgotten Highways: Wilderness Journeys Down the Historic Trails of the Canadian Rockies and the internationally acclaimed Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Bown lives in the Canadian Rockies with his wife and two young children.

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I've already read a lot about Cook and felt he was a bit shortchanged here, but as an introduction and overview of scurvy, it was an interesting and quick read
 
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cspiwak | 13 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 6, 2024 |
 
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criera | Jan 1, 2024 |
A great piece of history, well told. It open my eyes to an epic exploration that is hidden in the shadows here in North America. Now I know what Stellars Jay and Sea lion is all about too.
 
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BBrookes | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 29, 2023 |
This was chosen by Michael Ledger-Lomas, author of Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown (Oxford, 2021), as one of History Today’s Books of the Year 2023.

Find out why at HistoryToday.com.
 
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HistoryToday | Nov 24, 2023 |

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