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Author Binnema, Theodore, 1963- author

Title "Enlightened zeal" : the Hudson's Bay Company and scientific networks, 1670-1870 / Ted Binnema
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2014]
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Contents 1. Introduction -- pt. I The Hudson's Bay Company and Science, 1670 -- 1821 -- 2. "A Profound Secret": The Adventurers and the Fellows from the 1660s to 1768 -- 3. "Desirous to Encourage Science": The Transit of Venus of 1769 and the Hudson's Bay Company's Collaboration with the Royal Society, 1768 -- 1774 -- 4. "Amends for the Narrow Prejudices": The Hudson's Bay Company and Science in an Era of Competitive Expansion, 1774-1821 -- pt. II The Hudson's Bay Company and Science, 1821 -- 1870 -- 5. "Benevolent Intentions": The Hudson's Bay Company, the Royal Navy, and the Search for the Northwest Passage, 1818-1855 -- 6. "The Liberal Spirit": David Douglas, Edinburgh, and the Douglas Legacy, 1823 -- 1870 -- 7. "Disinterested Kindness": The Hudson's Bay Company and North American-Based Science, 1821 -- 1870 -- 8. "Knowing the Liberal Disposition": The Hudson's Bay Company and the Smithsonian Institution, 1855 -- 1868
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hudson's Bay Company -- History.
Hudson's Bay Company -- Research -- History.
Science and industry -- Northwest, Canadian -- History.
Science -- Social aspects -- Northwest, Canadian.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442614757
1442646977
1442666943 (electronic bk.)
9781442614758
9781442646971
9781442666948 (electronic bk.)