About the Author

Stephen R. Bown

Stephen R. Bown was born in Ottawa and studied history at the University of Alberta. He has long been interested in early travellers and explorers. In the summer of 2001 he hiked for seven days to retrace the famous Scottish botanist David Douglas' route over the feared Athabasca Pass. A former multimedia projects producer and freelance writer, Bown contributes to several magazines, including "Alaska, Mercator's World", "Beautiful British Columbia", and "The Beaver". He is also the author of "Sightseers and Scholars: Scientific Travellers in the Golden Age of Natural History". Bown lives outside Calgary, Alberta, with his wife and son.

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Forgotten Highways

Forgotten Highways

Wilderness Journeys Down the Historic Trails of the Canadian Rockies
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
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Island of the Blue Foxes

Island of the Blue Foxes

Disaster and Triumph on Bering's Great Voyage to Alaska
edition:Hardcover
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Scurvy

Scurvy

How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Miracle of the Age of Sail
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
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Sightseers & Scholars

Scientific Travellers In The Golden Age Of Natural History
edition:Hardcover
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Cheadle's Journal Of Trip Across Canada

Cheadle's Journal Of Trip Across Canada

1862-1863
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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