Article ID: CBB000046079

The spirit of Bacon: Science and self-perception in the Hudson's Bay Company, 1830-1870 (1989)


Description “This article considers in terms of its larger historical context the participation by officers of the Hudson's Bay Company in the social networks of Victorian science, mainly in the collection of specimens of natural history in the vast northwestern territories of North America.”

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Authors & Contributors
Glickman, Stephen E.
Krätz, Otto Paul
Cumming, David A.
Masini, Federico
Houston, C. Stuart
Houston, Mary
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Chemie, Experiment + Didaktik
Archives of Natural History
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
McGill-Queen's University Press
Real Academia de Ingeniería
Johns Hopkins University Press
University of Toronto Press
Yale University
Temple University
Natural history
Scientific communities; interprofessional relations
Indigenous peoples; indigeneity
Maps; atlases
Reichenbach, Georg von
MacCulloch, John
Douglas, David
Baird, Spencer Fullerton
Edison, Thomas Alva
Darwin, Charles Robert
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
17th century
20th century
United States
British Isles
China; Japan
Hudson Bay (North America)
North America
Hudson's Bay Company
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
Smithsonian Institution
United States. Dept. of Agriculture

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