Recent Literature in Discovery History, 2004

Fred Musto

Acosta, José de.  Natural and Moral History of the Indies.  Edited by Jane E. Mangan; intoduction and commentary by Walter Mignolo; translated by Frances López-Morillas.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002.  535 p.

Alexander, Amir R.  Geometrical Landscapes: The Voyages of Discovery and the Transformation of Mathematical Practice.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002.  293 p.

Aliprandi, L., and G. Aliprandi.  “Les Alpes et les premiéres cartes-itinéraires au XVIe siécle.”  Revue de Geographie Alpine  90, no. 3 (2002): 37-54.

Almeida, André Ferrand de.  “Samuel Fritz and the Mapping of the Amazon.”  Imago Mundi  55, no. 1 (2003): 113-119.

Alvarez, Aldo.  “Geomagnetism and the Cartography of Juan de la Cosa: A New Perspective on the Greater Antilles in the Age of Discovery.”  Terrae Incognitae  35 (2003): 1-15.

Anderson, Matthew.  “Shared Waters.”  Michigan History Magazine  87, no. 2 (2003): 28-35.  (Interactions between the French and Indians in the Great Lakes region in 17th-18th centuries.)

Archibald, Robert R.  “The Significance of the National Lewis and Clark Commemoration.”  Indiana Magazine of History  99, no. 3 (2003): 254-262.

Arnera, Albin.  “Science et colonization: la mission Dybowski (1891-1892).”  Outre-Mers: Revue d’Histoire  89, no. 2 (2002): 321-332.  (Polish explorer Jean Dybowski in Central Africa.)

Aughton, Peter.  Resolution: The Story of Captain Cook’s Second Voyage of Discovery.  London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004.  189 p.

Baker, Alan.  The Viking.  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004.  216 p.

Baker, Simon.  The Ship: Retracing Cook’s Endeavour Voyage.  New York: Hydra Pub., 2003.  223 p.  (Orig. pub.: London: BBC Worldwide, 2002.)

Bakewell, William Lincoln, and Elizabeth Anna Blakewell Rajala.  The American on the Endurance: Ice, Sea, and Terra Firma: Adventures of William Lincoln Bakewell.  Munising, MI: Dukes Hall Publishing, 2004.  204 p.

Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs.  The Franz Josef Land Archipelago: E. B. Baldwin’s Journal of the Wellman Polar Expedition, 1898-1899.  Edited by P. J. Capelotti.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.  186 p.

Balf, Todd.  The Darkest Jungle: The True Story of the Darien Expedition and America’s Ill-Fated Race to Connect the Seas.  New York: Crown, 2003.  331 p.

Barnes, Geraldine, and Adrian Mitchell.  “Measuring the Marvelous: Science and the Exotic in William Dampier.”  Eighteenth-Century Life  26, no. 3 (2002): 45-57.

Barrow, Ian Jeffrey.  “Surveying in Ceylon during the Nineteenth Century.”  Imago Mundi  55, no. 1 (2003): 81-96.

Baud, Aymond, Philippe Foret, and Svetlana Gorshenina.  La Haute-Asie telle qu’ils l’ont vue: explorateurs et scientifiques de 1820 à 1940.  Geneve: Olizane, 2003.  144 p.

Behrisch, Erika.  “‘Far as the Eye Can Reach’: Scientific Exploration and Explorers’ Poetry in the Arctic, 1832-1852.”  Victorian Poetry  41, no. 1 (2003): 73-91.

Bellec, Francois.  Unknown Lands: The Log Books of the Great Explorers.  London: Duckworth, 2003.  216 p.  (Orig. pub. as: Le livre des terres inconnues: journaux de bord des navigateurs Xve-XIXe siécle. Paris: Editions du Chene, 2000.)

Bergreen, Laurence.  Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe.  New York: Morrow, 2003.  458 p.

Berkh, Vasilii Nikolaevich.  The Voyage of the St. Gabriel, 1728-1729.  Edited by J. L. Smith; translated by Svetlana Potton.  Anchorage: White Stone Press, 2004.  120 p.  (Bering’s first Kamchatka Expedition, 1725-1730.)

Bernabéu Albert, Salvador.  “‘Por tierra nada conocida’: el diario inédito de José de Cañizares a la Alta California, 1769.”  Anuario de Estudios Americanos  60, no. 1(2003): 235-276.  (Includes a transcription of the diary.)

Black, Lydia.  Russians in Alaska, 1732-1867.  Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2004.  344 p.

Blais, Helene.  “Apprende á lire l’espace: l’invention du triangle Polynésien dans les récits de circumnavigation (1817-1845).”  Genéses: Sciences Sociales et Histoire  45 (2001): 91-113.

Blake, John.  The Sea Chart: The Illustrated History of Nautical Maps and Navigational Charts.  London: Conway Maritime, 2004.  160 p.

Boisseau, Tracey Jean.  White Queen: May French-Sheldon and the Imperial Origins of American Feminist Identity.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.  258 p.

Boistel, Guy.  “Documents inédits des péres Jésuites R. J. Boscovich et Esprit Pezenas sur les longitudes en mer.”  Revue d’Histoire des Sciences  54, no. 3 (2001): 383-397.

Boucher, Christophe.  “‘The Land God Gave to Cain’: Jacques Cartier Encounters the Mythological Wild Man in Labrador.”  Terrae Incognitae  35 (2003): 28-42.

Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de.  The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768.  Translated and edited by John Dunmore. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 9.  London: Hakluyt Society, 2002.  322 p. 

Buisseret, David.  The Mapmaker’s Quest: Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.  227 p.

Burnett, D. Graham.  “‘It Is Impossible to Make a Step without the Indians’: Nineteenth-Century Geographical Exploration and the Amerindians of British Guiana.”  Ethnohistory  49, no. 1 (2002): 3-40.

Byrd, Richard E.  Alone: The Classic Polar Adventure.  Washington, DC: Island; London: Eurospan, 2003.  310 p.

Cabot, Mabel H.  Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China & Mongolia 1921-1925.  New York: Aperture, 2003.  190 p.

Cachey, Theodore J., Jr.  “Italy and the Invention of America.”  New Centennial Review  2, no. 1 (2002): 17-31.

Campbell, I. C.  “The Culture of Culture Contact: Refractions from Polynesia.”  Journal of World History  14, no. 1 (2003): 63-86.

Camp, Gregory S.  “Looking West: American Explorers and Traders Before Lewis and Clark.  Part Two: Western Expansion from 1763 to 1804.”  North Dakota History  70, no. 1 (2003): 28-35.

Canny, Nicholas, and Karen Ordahl Kupperman.  “The Scholarship and Legacy of David Beers Quinn, 1909-2002.”  William and Mary Quarterly  60, no. 4 (2003): 843-860.

Carneiro, Sarissa.  “Aproximaciones a la ‘Carta’ de Pero Vaz de Caminha al rey d. Manuel sobre el descubrimiento de Brasil.”   Revista Chilena de Literatura  62 (April 2003): 105-118.

Cassels, Simon.  “Where Did Drake Careen the Golden Hind in June/July 1579? A Mariner’s Assessment.”  Mariner’s Mirror  89, no. 3 (2003): 260-271.

Castillo, Lina del.  “Cabeza de Vaca and the Reconstruction of American Identity.” Terrae Incognitae  35 (2003): 69-82.

The Central Australian Expedition, 1844-1846: The Journals of Charles Sturt.  Edited by Richard C. Davis. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 10.  London: Hakluyt Society, 2002.  440 p.

Cervera, Jose Antonio.  “Andres de Urdaneta (1508-1569) y la presencia Española en el pacifico durante el siglo XVI.”  LLULL: Boletin de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias  24, no. 49  (2001): 59-87.

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley.  The Worst Journey in the World.  Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2004.  607 p.   (Orig. pub.: London: Constable, 1922.).

Clark, Geoffrey.  “Dumont d’Urville’s Oceania.”  Journal of Pacific History  38, no. 2  (2003): 155-161. 

Cohen, J. M., ed. and trans.  The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus.  London: Penguin, 2004.  320 p.  (Orig. pub. 1969.)

Colla, Elliott.  “‘No, non! Si, sil!’: Commemorating the French Occupation of Egypt (1798-1801).”  MLN  118, no. 4 (2003): 1043-1069.

Colnett, James. A Voyage to the North West Side of America: The Journals of James Colnett, 1786-89.  Edited by Robert M. Galois.  Vancouver: UBC Press, 2003.  441 p.

Cook, Frederick A., and Robert E. Peary.  Finding the North Pole.  Edited by George W. Melville.  New York: Lyons, 2004.  448 p.

Coote, Stephen.  Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero.  London: Simon & Schuster, 2003. 384 p.

Costa, Maria de Fátima.  “Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira e a capitania de Mato Grosso: imagens do interior.”  Historia Ciencias Saude: Manguinhos [Brazil] 8 (Supplement), (2001): 993-1014.

Cote, Louise.  “Alimentation et altérité: autour du ‘Grand Voyage du pays des Hurons’ de Gabriel Sagard.”  Essays on Canadian Writing  no. 78 (Winter 2003): 137-162.

Danisi, Thomas C., and W. Raymond Wood.  “Lewis and Clark’s Route Map: James MacKay’s Map of the Missouri River.”  Western Historical Quarterly  35, no. 1 (2004): 53-72.

D’arcy, Paul.  “Cultural Divisions and Island Environments since the Time of Dumont d’Urville.”  Journal of Pacific History  38, no. 2 (2003): 217-235.

Darwin, Charles.  The Origin of Species and the Voyage of the Beagle.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.  972 p. 

______.  Voyage of the Beagle.  New intro. By David Quammen.  Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2004.  459 p.  (Orig. pub.: New York: P. F. Collier, 1909.)

Davies, Surekha.  “The Navigational Iconography of Diego Ribeiro’s 1529 Vatican Planisphere.”  Imago Mundi  55, no. 1 (2003): 103-112.

Davies, Wayne K. D.  Writing Geographical Exploration: James and the North West Passage, 1631-33.  Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004.  318 p.

Domingues, Francisco Contente.  “Vasco da Gama’s Voyage: Myths and Realities in Maritime History.  Portuguese Studies  19, no. 1 (2003): 1-8.

Dörflinger, Johannes.  “Beiträge österreichischer Jesuitenmissionare zur kartographischen Erschliessung Amerikas”  Cartographica Helvetica,  no. 28 (July 2003): 3-11.

Drez, Ron.  “The Corps of Captain Lewis & Lieutenant Clark.”  American History  39, no. 1 (2004): 32-39.

Dugard, Martin.  “Stanley Meets Livingstone.”  Smithsonian  34, no. 7 (2003): 68-76.

Duncan, Dayton.  Scenes of Visionary Enchantment: Reflections on Lewis and Clark.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.  202 p.

Dutch Geography and Africa.  Utrecht: Koninklijk Netherlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap,  Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen, Universiteit Utrecht, 2002.  162 p. (Part 1: Bibliography of Dutch Geographical Publications about Africa. Part 2: The Image of Africa in Dutch Atlases of the 16th and 17th Centuries.)

Duteil, Jean-Peirre.  L’Europe à la découverte du monde: du 13e au 17e siècle.  Paris: Colin, 2003.  159 p.

Duyker, Edward.  Citizen Labillardière: A Naturalist’s Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755-1834).  Melbourne: Melbourne University Press; London: Eurospan, 2003.  383 p.

Dyer, Colin.  “The Indigenous Australians in Sydney and Its Environs As Seen by French Explorers, 1802-1831.”  Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society  88, no. 2  (2002): 147-161. 

Edison, Paul N.  “Conquest Unrequited: French Expeditionary Science in Mexico, 1864-1867.”  French Historical Studies  26 (2003): 459-495.

Ellsberg, Edward.  Hell on Ice: The Saga of the Jeannette.  Mystic, CT: Flat Hammock Press, 2003.  (Orig. pub.: New York: Dodd, Mead, 1938.)  (Jeannette Expedition to Arctic, 1879-1881.)

Etherington, Norman.  “A False Emptiness: How Historians May Have Been Misled by Early Nineteenth Century Maps of South-eastern Africa.”  Imago Mundi  56, no. 1 (2004): 67-86.

Fadiman, Anne.  “The Arctic Hedonist.”  American Scholar  72, no. 1 (2003): 7-13.  (On Vilhjalmur Stefansson.)

Fiennes, Ranulph.  Captain Scott.  London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2003.  460 p.

Finnis, Bob.  Captain James Cook RN, FRS: Seaman and Scientist.  London: Chaucer, 2003.  256 p.

Fishlock, Trevor.  Conquerors of Time: Exploration and Invention in the Age of Daring.  London: John Murray, 2004.  444 p.

Flint, Richard.  “Results and Repercussions of the Coronado Expedition to Tierra Nueva from Documentary and Archaeological Sources.”  New Mexico Historical Review  77, no. 3 (2002): 233-259.  (The last chapter of Flint’s Great Cruelties Have Been Reported: The 1544 Investigation of the Coronado Expedition, Dallas: Southern Methodist Univ. Pr., 2002.)

Foley, William E.  “Lewis and Clark’s American Travels: The View from Britain.”  Western Historical Quarterly  34, no. 3 (2003): 301-324.

______.  Wilderness Journey: A Life of William Clark.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004.

Foran, Jill.  Mary Schaffer: An Adventurous Woman ‘s Exploits in the Canadian Rockies.   Canmore, Alta.: Altitude Pub. Canada, 2003.  121 p.

Frost, Orcutt.  Bering: The Russian Discovery of America.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.  330 p.

Gautier Dalché, Patrick.  “Portulans and the Byzantine World.”  In: Travels in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000, 59-71.  Edited by Ruth Macrides.  Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2002.

Ghiglieri, Michael P., and Richard D. Quartaroli.   First through the Grand Canyon: The Secret Journals and Letters of the 1869 Crew Who Explored the Green and Colorado Rivers.  Flagstaff, AZ: Puma Press, 2003.  342 p.

Giovagnoni, Fabrizio, Max Itzikovitz, and Chantal Dandrieu-Giovagnoni.  “Elio Modigliani: An Italian Visitor to Enggano, the ‘Island of Women.’”  World of Tribal Arts  7, no. 2 (2002): 106-127.

Glover, William.  “The Navigation of the Nonsuch, 1668-69.”  Northern Mariner  11, no. 4 (2001): 49-63.

Golay, Michael.  The Tide of Empire: America’s March to the Pacific.  New York: Wiley, 2003.  386 p.

Golay, Michael, and John S. Bowman.  North American Exploration.  New York: Wiley, 2003.  518 p. 

The Greatest Exploration Stories Ever Told: True Tales of Search and Discovery.  Edited by Darien Brown.  Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2003.  397 p.

Greene, John Patrick.  “French Encounters with Material Culture of the South Pacific.”  Eighteenth-Century Life  26, no. 3 (2002): 225-245.

Hair, P. E. H.  “Before Vasco da Gama.”  Bulletin of Spanish Studies  79, no. 1 (2002): 55-66.

Hakli, J.  “Mapping the Historical Sense of Finland.”  Fennia  180, no. 1-2 (2002): 75-81.

Harlan, James D., and James M. Denny.  Atlas of Lewis & Clark in Missouri.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003.  138 p.

Hayes, Derek.  Historical Atlas of the Arctic.  Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003.  208 p.

Herman, Daniel.  “Hunting for Empire.”  Columbia  17, no. 2 (2003): 24-30.  (The accomplishments of members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition as hunter-scientists.)

The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages at the University of California, San Diego.  2nd edition, revised and enlarged.  New Haven, CT: Willam Reese Co.; Sidney: Hordern House, 2004.  792 p.

Hitchcock, R. F.  “Cavendish’s Last Voyage: John Jane’s Narrative of the Voyage of the Desire.”  Mariner’s Mirror  89, no. 1 (2003): 4-16.

Horowitz, B.  “Polar Poisons: Did Botulism Doom the Franklin Expedition?”  Journal of Toxicology – Clinical Toxicology  41, no. 6 (2003): 841-847.

Horwitz, Tony.  The Devil May Care: Fifty Intrepid Americans and Their Quest for the Unknown.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.  283 p.

Huser, Verne.  On the River with Lewis and Clark.  College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2004. 205 p.

Hyland, Paul.  Raleigh’s Last Journey: A Tale of Madness, Vanity, and Treachery.  London: HarperCollins, 2003.  242 p.

Hyman, Randall.  “The Corps of Re-Discovery.”  American History  38, no. 1 (2003): 22-34.

Hyslop, Stephen G.  “An Explorer or a Spy?”  American History  37, no. 3 (2002): 58-64. (The 1807 capture of Zebulon Pike in Spanish territory.)

Irving, Washington.  The Adventures of Captain Bonneville.  Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2003.  290 p.  (Orig. pub.: New York: G. P. Putnam, 1850.)

Jenish, D’Arcy.  Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Opening of the West.  Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2003. 309 p.

Johns, Jeremy, and Emilie Savage-Smith.  “The Book of Curiosities: A Newly Discovered Series of Islamic Maps.”  Imago Mundi  55, no. 1 (2003): 7-24.

Jones, Landon Y.  William Clark and the Shaping of the West.  New York: Hill and Wang, 2004.  408 p.

Jones, Max.  The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott’s Antarctic Sacrifice.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.  352 p.

Keneally, Thomas.  “Captain Scott’s Biscuit.”  Granta,  no. 83 (Fall 2003): 129-144.

Kendrick, John.  Alejandro Malaspina: Portrait of a Visionary.  Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003.  208 p.

Kenney, Gerard I.  Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic.  Regina: University of Regina; Canadian Plains Research Center, 2004.  135 p.

Keski-Säntti, Jouko, et al.  “The Drum as Map: Western Knowledge Systems and Northern Indigenous Map Making.”  Imago Mundi  55, no. 1 (2003): 120-125.

King, Thomas Worthington.  Journal of a Voyage around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena (1842-1842).  Text transcribed by Carol Farmington Jopling; edited by Steven E. Kagle.  Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2003.  264 p.

Koch, Peter O.  To the Ends of the Earth: The Age of the European Explorers.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2003.  284 p.

Kretschmer, Ingrid.  “Österreichische Expeditionskartographie in Südamerika”  Cartographica Helvetica, no. 28 (July 2003): 13-23.

Kreyche, Gerald F.  “John Charles Fremont and the Exploration of the American West.”  USA Today Magazine  132, no. 2700 (2003): 52-57.

Kunard, Andrea.  “Relationships of Photography and Text in the Colonization of the Canadian West: The 1858 Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition.”  International Journal of Canadian Studies  26 (2002): 77-100.

Lander, Richard,  John Lander, and Robin Hallett.  The Niger Journal of Richard and John Lander.  London: Routledge, 2004.  336 p.  (Orig. pub. 1965.)

Larner, A. J.  “Charles Meller and John Kirk: Medical Practitioners and Practice on Livingstone’s Zambesi Expedition, 1858-64.”  Journal of Medical Biography  10, no. 3 (2002): 129-134.

La Salle, Nicolas de.  The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River: A Lost Manuscript of Nicolas de La Salle, 1682.  Edited by William C. Foster; translated by Johanna S. Warren. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.  175 p.

Legaré, Francine.  Samuel de Champlain, père de la Nouvelle-France.  Montreal: XYZ, 2003.  172 p.

Lord, Philip L.  The Navigators, a Journal of Passage on the Inland Waterways of New York, 1793.  Albany: New York State Museum, University of the State of New York, State Education Dept., 2003.  156 p.

Löwenstern, Hermann Ludwig von.  The First Russian Voyage around the World: The Journal of Hermann Ludwig von Löwenstern, 1803-1806.  Translated by Victoria Joan Moessner.  Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2003.  482 p.

Lubetkin, M. John.  “An Ambush That Changed History – Thomas L. Rosser, David S. Stanley, Gall, and the 1872 Eastern Yellowstone Surveying Expedition.”  Journal of the West  43, no. 1 (2004): 74-83.

______.  “The Forgotten Yellowstone Surveying Expeditions of 1871: W. Milnor Roberts and the Northern Pacific Railroad in Montana.” Montana  52, no. 4 (2002): 32-47.

Lucena  Salmoral, Manuel.  Juan Sebastián Elcano.  Barcelona: Ariel, 2003.  291 p.

McCarthy, James.  Journey into Africa: The Life and Death of Keith Johnston, Scottish Cartographer and Explorer (1844-79).  Latheronwheel: Whittles, 2004.  248 p.

McCartney, Laton.  Across the Great Divide: Robert Stuart and the Discovery of the Oregon Trail.  New York: Free Press, 2003.  307 p.

Maccubin, Robert P., and Christa Knellwolf.  Exoticism and the Culture of Exploration. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.  245 p.

McGhee, Robert.  “Epilogue: Was There Continuity from Norse to Post-Medieval Explorations of the New World?”  Studies in the Early Middle Ages  5 (2003): 239-248.

McGoogan, Kenneth.  Ancient Mariner: The Arctic Adventures of Samuel Hearne, the Sailor Who Inspired Coleridge’s Masterpiece.  New York: Carroll & Graf; London: Bantam, 2004.  333 p.

McGrath, John T.  “Admiral Coligny, Jean Ribault, and the East Coast of North America.”  French Colonial History  1 (2002): 63-76.

McIntosh, Elaine N.  The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Food, Nutrition, and Health Aspects.  Sioux Falls, SD: The Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, 2003.  101 p.

MacMillan, Ken.  “Sovereignty ‘More Plainly Described’: Early English Maps of North America, 1580-1625.”  Journal of British Studies  42, no. 4 (2003): 413-447.

Madureira, Luis.  “The Accident of America: Marginal Notes on the European Conquest of the World.”  New Centennial Review  2, no. 1 (2002): 117-181.

Majoli, Sergio.  Passaggio a Sud Est.  Roma: Rivista Marittima, 2003.  127 p.  (Supplement  to Rivista Marittima, no. 3, 2003).

Malaspina, Alejandro.  The Malaspina Expedition, 1789-1809: Journal of the Voyage of Alejandro Malaspina. Vol. II. Panama to the Philippines. Edited by Andrew David, et al.  Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd. ser., no. 11.  London: Hakluyt Society, 2003.  511 p. 

Markham, Clements R.  The Lands of Silence: A History of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration.  Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Pub., 2004.  539 p. (Orig. pub.: Cambridge: The University Press, 1921.)

______.  Progress of Discovery on the Coasts of New Guinea.  Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Pub., 2004.  (Orig. pub.: London: Royal Geographical Society, 1886.)

Martinez Martin, Carmen.  “El legado cartografico del marino Basilio Villarino sobre sus descubrimientos en la Patagonia (1779-1785)”  Revista de Historia Naval  18, no. 71 (2000): 47-74.

Mathes, Michael.  “Non-traditional Armies in New Spain during the Hapsburg Viceroyalties and Their Service in Exploratory Expeditions.”  Terrae Incognitae  35 (2003): 16-27.

Mattox, Jake.  Explorers of the New World.  San Diego: Greenhaven Press: Thompson/Gale, 2004.  238 p. 

Medlicott, Carol.  “Re-thinking Geographical Exploration as Intelligence Collection: The Example of Lewis and Clark’s ‘Corps of Discovery.’”  Terrae Incognitae  35 (2003): 54-68.

Menard, Orville D.  Rulo to Lynch with Lewis and Clark: A Guide and Narrative.  Omaha: Lamplighter Press, 2003.  90 p.

Millner, Darrell M.  “York of the Corps of Discovery: Interpretations of York’s Character and His Role in the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly  104, no. 3 (Fall 2003): 302-333.

Mills, William J.  Exploring Polar frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia.  Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2003.  2 v.

Morris, Larry E.  The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After the Expedition.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.  336 p.

Murphree, Daniel S.  “Constructing Indians in the Colonial Floridas: Origins of European-Floridean Identity.”  Florida Historical Quarterly  81, no. 2 (2002): 133-154.

Nallino, Michel, and William K. Hartmann.  “A Supposed Franciscan Exploration of Arizona in 1538: The Origins of a Myth.”  Kiva  68, no. 4  (2003): 283-303.

Nelson, W. Dale.  Interpreters with Lewis and Clark: The Story of Sacagawea and Toussaint Charbonneau.  Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2003.  174 p.

Nineteenth-Century Travels, Explorations, and Empires: Writings from the Era of Imperial Consolidation, 1835-1910.  General editor, Peter J. Kitson.  London; Brookfield, VT: Pickering & Chatto, 2003.  4 v.  V. 1. North and South Poles, edited by Peter J. Kitson; v. 2. North America, edited by William Baker; v. 3. India, edited by Indira Ghose; v. 4. The Far East, edited by Susan Schoenbauer Thurin.

Niven, Jennifer.  Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic.  New York: Hyperion, 2003.  431 p.

Normandin, J.-L. (Joseph-Laurent).  L’exploration du Saguenay par J.-L. Normandin en 1732: au Coeur du Domaine du roi: journal original retranscrit, commenté et annoté.  Russel Bouchard.  Sillery, Quebec: Septentrion, 2002.  300 p.

Nugent, Frank.  Seek the Frozen Lands: Irish Polar Explorers, 1740-1920.  Cork: Collins, 2003.  292 p.

Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar.  The Journey and Ordeal of Cabeza de Vaca: His Account of the Disastrous First European Exploration of the American Southwest.  Mineola, NY: Dover; Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 2004.  160 p.  (This ed. orig. pub. as Cabeza de Vaca’s Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America. New York: Collier, 1961.)

______.  Relation et commentaires du gouverneur Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca sur les deux expéditions qu’il fit aux Indes.  Translated by H. Ternaux-Compans; annotated by Jean-Marie Saint-Lu.  Paris: Mercure de France, 2003.  425 p.

Padrón, Ricardo.  The Spacious Word: Cartography, Literature, and Empire in Early Modern Spain. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.  287 p.

Page, Martin.  The First Global Village: How Portugal Changed the World.  Lisboa: Noticias, 2003.  277 p.

Patric, William C.  “Searching for Gold in ‘Them Thar Hills’: Custer’s Black Hills Expedition.”  American History  38, no. 2 (2003): 34-42.

Philbrick, Nathaniel.  Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery: The U. S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.  New York: Viking, 2003.  452 p.

Picazo Mutaner, Antoni.  L’espai imaginari i la colonitzación d’Amèrica del Nord.  Palma de Mallorca: Editorial El Tall, 2003.  146 p.

Pineda Camacho, Roberto.  “El sangriento Yapurá: Francisco Requena y su contribución a la antropologia histórica de la Amazonia.”  Boletin de Historia y Antigüedades  90, no. 821 (2003): 221-240.

Pinto, Emanuel Pontes.  “O mais notavel dos entradistas da amazonia no seculo XVIII 1727/1763.”  Revista da SBPH: Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Historica  20 (2001): 87-107.

Pizzati, Giulio.  Atlante di geografia romana.  Valdagno [Italy: s.n.], 2004.  1 v, unpaged.

Plimpton, George, ed.  As Told at the Explorers Club: More than Fifty Gripping Tales of Adventure.  Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2003.  445 p.

Porro Gutiérrez, Jesús Maria.  “Una antinomia protorrenacentista: secreto de estado y divulgación en los descubrimientos luso-castellanos; la cartografia, 1418-1495.”  Anuario de Estudios Americanos  60, no. 1 (2003): 13-40.

Prestholdt, Jeremy.  “Portuguese Conceptual Categories and the ‘Other’ Encounter on the Swahili Coast.”  Journal of Asian and African Studies  36, no. 4 (2001): 383-406.

Preston, Diana, and Michael Preston.  A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: The Life of William Dampier.  New York: Walker, 2004.  384 p.

Pseudo-Skymnos.  Die Welt-Rundreise eines anonymen griechischen Autors.  Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung und Kommentar von Martin Korenjak.  Hildesheim; New York: G. Olms, 2003.  115 p.  (Text in ancient Greek and German.)

Rainbird, Paul.  “Taking the Tapu: Defining Micronesia by Absence.”  Journal of Pacific History  38, no. 2 (2003): 237-250.  (Compares definitions of Micronesia by two explorers, Dumont d’Urville and Grégoire-Louis Domeny de Rienzi.)

Reichert, Folker.  Erfahrung der Welt: Reisen und Kulturbegegnung im späten Mittelalter.  Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 2001.  314 p.

Reinhartz, Dennis.  “An Exploration of the ‘Silences’ on Various Late Eighteenth-Century Maps of Northern New Spain.”  Terrae Incognitae  35 (2003): 43-53.

Richardson, William A. R.  “South America on Maps before Columbus? Martellus’s ‘Dragon’s Tail’ Peninsula.”  Imago Mundi  55, no. 1 (2003): 25-37.

Roa-de-la-Carrera, Cristián.  “El Nuevo Mundo como problema de conocimiento: Américo Vespuccio y el discurso geográfico del siglo XVI.”  Hispanic Review  70, no. 4  (2002): 557-580.

Rochette, Marc.  “Dumont d’Urville’s Phrenologist: Dumoutier and the Aesthetics of Races.”  Journal of Pacific History  38, no. 2 (2003): 251-268.

Ronda, James P.  Beyond Lewis and Clark: The Army Explores the West.  Seattle: Washington State Historical Society, 2003.  106 p.

______.  “Why Lewis and Clark Matter.”  Smithsonian  34, no. 5 (2003): 98-101.

Rose, Lisle A.  “Exploring a Secret Land.”  Virginia Magazine of History & Biography  110, no. 2 (2002): 175-208.  (On Richard E. Byrd).

The Russian Discovery of the Aleutian and Kodiak Islands.  Edited by J. L. Smith; translated by Svetlana Potton.  Anchorage: White Stone Press, 2003.  151 p.

Salmond, Anne.  The Trial of the Cannibal Dog:  The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook’s Encounters in the South Seas.  New Haven: Yale University Press; London: A. Lane, 2003.  506 p.

Sandman, Alison.  “An Apologia for the Pilots’ Charts: Politics, Projections and Pilots’ Reports in Early Modern Spain.”  Imago Mundi  56, no. 1 (2004): 7-22.

Sattin, Anthony.  The Gates of Africa: Death, Discovery and the Quest for Timbuktu.  London: Harper Collins, 2003.  320 p.

______.  “A Giant Leap into Africa.”  Geographical  75 (November 2003): 38-42.

Schnurmann, Claudia. “‘Wherever Profit Leads Us to Every Sea and Shore…’: the VOC, the WIC, and Dutch Methods of Globalization in the Seventeenth Century.”  Renaissance Studies  17, no. 3 (2003): 474-493.

Schwartz, Seymour I.  “The Greatest Misnomer on Planet Earth.”  Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society  146, no. 3 (2002): 264-281.  (Naming of America after Amerigo Vespucci.)

______.  The Mismapping of America.  Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2003.  233 p.

Scoresby, William.  The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Younger. Vol I. The Voyages of 1811, 1812 and 1813.  Edited by C. Ian Jackson. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 12.  London: Hakluyt Society, 2003.  242 p. 

Shackleton, Ernest Henry.  South: The Endurance Expedition.  New York: Penguin Books, 2004.  374 p.  (Orig. pub.: London: W. Heinemann, 1919.)

Shaw, Thomas.  Beltrami’s River: In Search of the Source.  Reno, NV: Carson Street Publishers, 2003.  252 p.  (Giacomo Beltrami (1779-1855), explorer of the Mississippi.)     

Shipman, Pat.  To the Heart of the Nile: Lady Florence Baker and the Exploration of Central Africa.  New York: William Morrow, 2004.  428 p.

Short, John Rennie.  Making Space: Revisioning the World, 1475-1600.  Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2004.  185 p.

Smith, Michael.  “Tom Crean (1877-1938): An Irish Hero.”  History Ireland  11, no. 2 (2003): 34-37.  (Antarctic explorer with Scott and Shackleton expeditions.)

Soler, Isabel.  El nudo y la esfera: el navegante como artifice del mundo moderno.  Barcelona: Acantilado, 2003.  643 p.

Speak, P.  William Speirs Bruce: Polar Explorer and Scottish Nationalist.  Edinburgh: National Museums of Scotland, 2003.  144 p.

Spiess, Ernst.  “Die Panta-Karte der SAC-Expedition in die Cordillera Vilcabamba (Perus).”  Cartographica Helvetica, no. 28 (July 2003): 25-32.

Steele, Peter.  The Man Who Mapped the Arctic: The Intrepid Life of George Back, Franklin’s Lieutenant.  Vancouver: Raincoast Books; London: Constable, 2003.  307 p.

Steller, George Wilhelm.  Steller’s History of Kamchatka: Collected Information Concerning the History of Kamchatka, Its Peoples, Their Manners, Names, Lifestyle, and Various Customary Practices.  Edited by Marvin W. Falk; translated by Margritt Engel and Karen Willmore. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2003.  298 p.

Stockwell, Foster.  Westerners in China: A History of Exploration and Trade, Ancient Times through the Present.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2003.  226 p.

Swiney, Geoffrey N.  “From the Arctic and Antarctic to ‘the Back parts of Mull’: The Life and Career of William Gordon Burn Murdoch (1862-1939).”  Scottish Geographical Journal  119, no. 2 (2003): 121-141.

Tcherkezoff, Serge.  “A Long and Unfortunate Voyage towards the ‘Invention’ of the Melanesia/Polynesia Distinction 1595-1832.”   Journal of Pacific History  38, no. 2 (2003): 175-196.

Thomas, Hugh.  Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan.  New York: Random House, 2004.  604 p.

Thomas, Nicholas.  Cook: The Extraordinary Voyages of Captain James Cook.  New York: Walker, 2003.  467 p.  (Also published under the title: Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain James Cook. London: Allen Lane; New York: Penguin Putnam.)

Thomson, John.  Elephant Island and Beyond: The Life and Diaries of Thomas Orde Lees. Bluntisham: Bluntisham Books; Norwich: Erskine Books, 2003.  208 p.

Thwaites, Reuben Gold.  A Brief History of Rocky Mountain Exploration: With Especial Reference to the Expedition of Lewis and Clark.  Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Pub., 2002.  (Orig. pub.: New York: Appleton, 1904.)

Trevelyan, Raleigh.  Sir Walter Raleigh.  New York: H. Holt, 2004.  621 p. (Orig. pub.: London: Allen Lane, 2002.)

Tubbs, Stephanie Ambrose.  The Lewis and Clark Companion: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Voyage of Discovery.  New York: Henry Holt, 2003.  345 p.

Van der Krogt, P.  “The Map Image of Africa in Dutch Atlases of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.”  In: Dutch Geography and Africa, 118-141.  Nederlandse Geografische Studies, no. 300. Utrecht: Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, Universiteit Utrecht, 2002.

Van Tilburg, JoAnne.  Among Stone Giants: The Life of Katherine Routledge and Her Remarkable Expedition to Easter Island.  New York: Scribner, 2003.  351 p.

Vidua, Carlo.  Carlo Vidua: narrazione viaggio alla Nuova Guinea, 1830. A cura di Marisa Viaggi Bonisoli.  Carlo Vidua: una vita ricreata.  Marisa Viaggi Bonisoli. = Vidua’s travel tale to New Guinea, 1830.  Carlo Vidua: a re-created life.  Torino: Angolo Manzoni, 2003.  2. vol. (In English and Italian.)

Vigne, Randolph.  “From the Wild Coast to Port Natal in the Early 17th Century.”  Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa  56, no. 3 (2002): 120-122. (Attempt to identify a Captain Davis, who provided earliest English description of the Transkei and Natal coast of South Africa.)

Vigorelli, Leonardo.  “Giacomo Constantino Beltrami at the Source of the Mississippi.”  Tribal: The Magazine of Tribal Art  8, no. 2 (2003): 78-85.

Vilches, Elvira.  “Columbus’s Gift: Representations of Grace and Wealth and the Enterprise of the Indies.”  MLN  119, no. 2 (2004): 201-225.

Voight, Lisa.  “Captivity, Exile, and Interpretation in La Florida del Inca.”  Colonial Latin American Review  11, no. 2 (2002): 251-273.

Wallace, Birgitta Linderoth.  “L’Anse aux Meadows and Vinland: An Abandoned Experiment.”  Studies in the Early Middle Ages  5 (2003): 207-238.

Watkins, Ronald.  Unknown Seas: How Vasco da Gama Changed History.  London: John Murray, 2003.  320 p.

Wawrik, Franz.  “Die Darstellung Amerikas in den Kosmographien des 16. Jahrhunderts.”  Cartographica Helvetica, no. 28 (July 2003): 33-41.

Welsch, Bernhard.  “The Asserted Discovery of Marcus Island in 1694.”  Journal of Pacific History  36, no. 1 (2001): 105-115.

Wheeler, Olin D.  The Trail of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1904: The Story of the Great Expedition across the Continent in 1804-06, with a Description of the Old Trail, Based upon Actual Travel over It, and the Changes Found a Century Later.  Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Pub., 2002.  (Orig. pub.: New York: Putnam, 1904.)

Williams, Roger L.  “A Region of Astonishing Beauty”: The Botanical Exploration of the Rocky Mountains.  Lanham, MD: Roberts Rinehart, 2003.  209 p.

Woodger, Elin, and Brandon Toropov.  Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  New York: Facts on File, 2004.  438 p.

Wright, Joyce.  “Blueberry Warriors and Men with Horns: Fantasy and Folly in the New World.”  Beaver  82, no. 1 (2002): 20-24.

Ziff, Larzer.  “Arctic Exploration and the Romance of Failure.”  Raritan  23, no. 2 (2003): 58-79.


Behrisch, Erika Kathryn.  “Voices of Silence, Texts of Truth: Imperial Discourse and Cultural Negotiations in Nineteenth-Century British Arctic Exploration narrative.”    Ph.D. diss., Queen’s University [Canada], 2002.   

Householder, Michael Bennett.  “Discourses of Encounter: Conquest, Conversion, and Commerce in New World Exploration and Discovery Narrative.”  Ph.D. diss., University of California, Irvine, 2003.

Lankford, Kelly Lara.  “Home Only Long Enough: Arctic Explorer Robert E. Peary, American Science, Nationalism, and Philanthropy, 1886-1908.”  Ph.D. diss., University of Oklahoma, 2003. 

Marchand-Horcel, Sandra Pierrette.  “Tupi or Not Tupi: La Reprósentation de l’Homme Sauvage dans Trois Récits de Voyages Français au Bresil (1600-1750).”  Ph.D. diss., University of Miami, 2003.  204 p.

Petrusic, Christopher G.   “‘I Could Not Bear To Be Beaten by Difficulties’: Exploring David Livingstone and the Questions of Manliness, Race and Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century Africa and Britain.”  Ph.D. diss., Carleton University, 2002.

Rollason Driscoll, Heather Ann.  “The Genesis of A Journey to the Northern Ocean: A Dissertation concerning the Transactions and Occurences related to Samuel Hearne’s Coppermine River Narrative, including Information on His Letters, Journals, Draft Manuscripts, and Published Work.”  Ph.D. diss., University of Alberta, 2002.  

Note: Because of the increasing availability in libraries of online access to the full-text of dissertations through the “ProQuest Digital Dissertations” database, future listings will contain selected citations to doctoral dissertations relating to discovery history.

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