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Stephen R Bown

Stephen R. Bown was born in Ottawa, Canada, and graduated in history from the University of Alberta. He has a special interest in the history of science and exploration. His previous books are "The Naturalists: Scientific Travelers in the Golden Age of National History" and "Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail," He lives in the Canadian Rockies with his wife and two young children.