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

Subjects:

  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Naturalists, Gardeners, Environmentalists,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Canada,
  • Quebec,
  • Naturalists & Gardeners,
  • Canada - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8079129M
ISBN 100773522859
ISBN 109780773522855

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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 (McGill-Queen's Native and Northern) Tim Ball $ 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.

Title: Eighteenth-Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Octo Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press Language: English. Eighteenth-century naturalists of Hudson Bay. [C Stuart Houston; T F Ball; Mary Houston] achievements of a group of early naturalists who studied weather and natural history at isolated fur-trading posts on Hudson Bay. This book demonstrates that Hudson Bay is the Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook CEWEBITY Peaceful Pathways Shaye Tacker Slate 52 NYSTESOLPodcast's Podcast Environment: journeys through a changing world - for iPad/Mac/PC Lessons with Lara.   Stuart Houston, Tim Ball, and Mary Houston. Eighteenth-Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, + xxiv pp. Maps, tables, illustrations notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, $ Theodore Binnema, University of Northern British Columbia This book is a very welcome addition to the scholarly literature on the history of Rupert's Land--the .