Stephen R. Bown is the author of eight books on the history of science, ideas and exploration, including the early spice trade. His latest, The White Eskimo: Knud Rasmussen and the Soul of the Polar North, will be published in the fall of 2015.
Articles by Stephen R. Bown
- The Clever Science of Commerce (October 2014)
A review of Enlightened Zeal: The Hudson’s Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670–1870, by Ted Binnema
- A Glimmer of Globalization (December 2013)
A review of Mr. Selden’s Map of China: Decoding the Secrets of a Vanished Cartographer, by Timothy Brook