Recent Literature in Discovery History, 2005

Fred Musto

Note: Because of the large number of publications occasioned by the 200th anniversary of the Lewis & Clark expedition, this material has been compiled into a separate section at the end of the bibliography.

Alford, Monty.  The Raven and the Mountaineer: Explorations of the St. Elias Mountains.  Surrey, BC: Hancock House, 2005.  152 p.

Alley, William.  “But Few Obstacles to the Prospector: Alaska’s Nunatak Glacier Route to the Klondike.”  Columbia 18, no. 3 (2004): 36-42.

Ames, Glenn Joseph.  Vasco da Gama: Renaissance Crusader.  New York: Pearson/Longman, 2005.  172 p. 

Baker, Ian.  The Heart of the World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place.  New York: Penguin, 2004.  511 p.  (Tsangpo Gorges region of China.)

Ballantyne, Tony.  Science, Empire and the European Exploration of the Pacific.  Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004.  367 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.

Barr, William.  Red Serge and Polar Bear Pants: The Biography of Harry Stallworthy, RCMP.  Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2004.  385 p.

Beattie, Owen, and John Geiger.  Frozen in Time: The fate of the Franklin Expedition.  Berkeley, CA: Greystone Books, Douglas & McIntyre Pub. Group, 2004.  Rev. and enl. ed.  288 p. (First pub.: London: Bloomsbury, 1987.)

Behrendt, John C.  The Ninth Circle: A Memoir of Life and Death in Antarctica, 1960-1962.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.  240 p.

Benítez, Juan José, et al.  Planeta encantado: El secreto de Colón; Un as en la manga de Dios.  Barcelona: Planeta, 2004.  253 p.

Biancamaria, Félix.  Le trésor de Lava: La fièvre de l’or romain chez les plongeurs corses.  Paris: Albin Michel, 2004.  168 p.

Bierman, John.  The Secret Life of Laszio Almasy: The Real English Patient.  London: Viking, 2004.  287 p.

Bilby, Kenneth. “The Explorer As Hero: Le Fidèle Apatou in the French Wilderness.”  NWIG: New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids  78, no. 3-4 (2004): 197-227.

Black, Lydia.  Russians in Alaska, 1732-1867.  Fairbanks: University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2004.  328 p.

Blanton, Dennis B., and Julia A. King.  Indian and European Contact in Context: The Mid-Atlantic Region.  Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.  365 p.

Blumenthal, Richard W., ed.  The Early Exploration of Inland Washington Waters: Journals and Logs from Six Expeditions, 1786-1792.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.  214 p.

Bolyanatz, Alexander H.  Pacific Romanticism: Tahiti and the European Imagination.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2004.  177 p.

Bomba, Nicholas.  “The Brivazac Reports of 1818: Rivalry and Strategic Interest in the Northwest Passage.”  Terrae Incognitae 36 (2004): 59-69.

Brandt, Anthony. The North Pole: A Narrative History.  Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2005.  413 p.

____________.  The South Pole: A Historical Reader.  Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2004.  463 p.

Brennan, Stephan, ed.  Classic Exploration Stories: Enthralling Accounts of Journeys and Discoveries.  New York: Lyons, 2004.  320 p.

Broadbent, Tom.  On Younghusband’s Path: From Peking to Pindi.  Aldwick: Head-Hunter, 2005.  255 p.

Bruijn, Max de, and Remco Raben, eds.  The World of Jan Brandes, 1743-1808: Drawings of a Dutch Traveller in Batavia, Ceylon and Southern Africa.  Zwolle: Waanders, 2004.  543 p.

Buecker, Thomas R.  “Fred W. Power, 1874 Black Hills Expedition Diarist: The Rest of the Story.”  South Dakota History 33, no. 2 (2003): 180-191.

Bull, Colin.  Innocents in the Arctic: The 1951 Spitsbergen Expedition.  Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2005.  288 p.

Cardinal, Louis.  “Record of an Ideal: Father Francesco Guiseppe Bressani’s 1657 Map of New France.”  The Portolan  no. 61 (Winter 2004-2005): 13-28.

Chamberland, Roland.  Terra incognita des Kotakoutouemis: l’Algonquinie orientale au XVIIe siècle.  Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval: Musée canadien des civilizations; Saint-Nicolas, Que.: Distribution de livres UNIVERS, 2004.  266 p.

Chapin, David.  Exploring Other Worlds: Margaret Fox, Elisha Kent Kane, and the Antebellum Culture of Curiosity.  Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2004.  288 p.

Church, Elihu Dwight; George Watson Cole.  A Catalogue of Books Relating to the Discovery and Early History of North and South America: Forming a Part of the Library of E. D. Church.  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Pub., 2005.  5 vols.  (First pub. 1907.)

Ciardi, Marco.  “Scoperte geografiche, missionari, viaggiatori, geologi.” [Geographical discoveries, missionaries, traveler, and geologists.]  Nuncius [Italy]  19, no.1 (2004): 385-423.

Clapperton, Hugh.  Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africa: Records of the Second Expedition, 1825-1827.  Edited by Jamie Bruce Lockhart and Paul E. Lovejoy.  Leiden:  Brill, 2005.  544 p.

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

Cohen, Walter.  “The Literature of Empire in the Renaissance.”  Modern Philology 102, no. 1 (August 2004): 1-34.

Colnett, James.  A Voyage to the North West Side of America: The Journals of James Colnett, 1786-89.  Edited by Robert Galois.  Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004.  441 p.

Colón, Fernando.  The History of the Life and Deeds of Admiral Don Christopher Columbus. Attributed to his son Fernando Colón. Edited by Ilaria Caraci Luzzana, translated by Geoffrey Symcox and Blair Sullivan. Repertorium Columbianum; v. 13. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2004.  458 p.

Conquistadors: The Struggle for Colonial Power in Latin America, 1492-1825.  General editor, John Edwards.  Woodbridge, CT.: Primary Source Microfilm; London: British Library, 2003.  105 microfilm reels.  (Collection of expedition records, original letters and maps of exploration and colonization, and “diaries of discoveries” from South America from the holdings of the British Library. Accompanying printed guide.)

Cortés, Hernán.  Five Letters, 1519-1526.  London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.  388 p.  (Facsimile of edition published 1928.)

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

Davis, Wade.  The Lost Amazon: The Photographic Journal of Richard Evans Schultes.  San Francisco: Chronicle, 2004.  159 p. 

Dee, John.  John Dee: The Limits of the British Empire.  Edited by Ken MacMillan with Jennifer Abeles.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004.  150 p.

Dening, Greg.  Beach Crossings: Voyaging across Times, Cultures, and Self.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004.  (Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia).

Dent, Jonathan, Kirsten A. Seaver, and Gene Galusha.  The Viking Deception: The Truth behind the Vinland Map.  South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, 2005. 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 53 min.)

Diacon, Todd A.  Stringing Together a Nation: Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon and the Construction of a Modern Brazil, 1906-1930.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.  228 p.

Documents of the Coronado Expedition, 1539-1542: “They Were Not Familiar with His Majesty, Nor Did They Wish To Be His Subjects.”  Edited, translated, and annotated by Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint.  Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 2005.  746 p.  (English translations and annotations with complete transcriptions of the Spanish, Italian, and  Nahuatl originals.)

Dodds, Klaus.  “The Great Trek: New Zealand and the British/Commonwealth 1955-58 Trans-Antarctic Expedition.”  Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History 33, no.1 (2005): 93-114.

Dugard, Martin.  The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain’s Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Swordfight, Mutiny, Shipwreck, Gold, War, Hurricane and Discovery.  New York: Little, Brown, 2005.  304 p.

Dunmore, John.  Storms and Dreams: Louis de Bougainville: Soldier, Explorer, Statesman.  Sydney: ABC Books; Stroud: Nonsuch, 2005.  312 p.

Duplessis.  Relation journalière d’un voyage fait en 1699 par M de Beauchesne aux îles du Cap-Vert.  Présentation, notes et bibliographie Françoise et Jean-Michel Massa.  Rennes: PCLL. Pédagogie, cultures, littérature lusographes, 2004.  79 p.

The Early Exploration of Inland Washington Waters: Journals and Logs from Six Expeditions, 1786-1792.  Edited by Richard W. Blumenthal.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.  214 p.

Explorers and Exploration.  New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2005.  11 vol.

Fausz, J. Frederick.  “The Osage Indians: First gateway to the West.”  Journal of the West 43, no. 3 (2004): 31-38.

Fleming, Fergus.  Cassell’s Tales of Endurance. London: Cassell, 2004.  518 p.

Foucrier, Annick, ed.  The French and the Pacific World, 17th-19th Centuries: Explorations, Migrations, and Cultural Exchanges.  Burlington, VT: Ashgate/Variorum, 2005.  342 p.

Fox, William L.  The Void, the Grid & the Sign: Traversing the Great Basin.  Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2005.  227 p.  (First pub: Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2000.)

Francaviglia, Richard V.  Mapping and Imagination in the Great Basin: A Cartographic History.  Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2005.  231 p.

Frost, Orcutt.  “George Steller and Stepan Krasheninnikov: Pioneer Scholars on the North Pacific Rim.”  Pacific Northwest Quarterly 95, no. 2 (Spring 2004): 59-69.

Fulford, Tim, Debbie Lee, and Peter J. Kitson.  Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.  324 p.

Gallop, Alan.  Mr. Stanley, I Presume?: The Life and Explorations of Henry Morton Stanley.  Stroud: Sutton, 2004.  374 p.

Gano, Geneva M.  “At the Frontier of Precision and Persuasion: The Convergence of Natural Philosophy and National Philosophy in John C. Fremont’s 1842, 1843-44 ‘Report and Map.’”  ATQ   ns 18, no. 3 (September 2004): 131-154.

Ganong, William F.  Champlain’s Island: An Expanded Edition of Ste. Croix (Dochet) Island.  Saint John, N. B.: New Brunswick Museum, 2003.  172 p.  (Ste. Croix (Dochet) Island first pub. 1945.)

Gibbs, Martin, and Ewen McPhee.  “The Raine Island Entrance: Wreck Traps and the Search for a Safe Route through the Great Barrier Reef.”  Great Circle [Australia] 26, no. 2 (2004): 24-54.

Gislen, Lars.  “Analysis of the Astronomical Information in Tachard: ‘Voyage to Siam in the Year 1685.’”  Centaurus 46, no. 2 (2004): 133-144.

Gould, Carol Grant.  The Remarkable Life of William Beebe: Explorer and Naturalist.  Washington, DC: Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2004.  447 p.

Granberry, Julian.  The Americas That Might have Been: Native American Social Systems through Time.  Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.  204 p.

Grandbois, Alain.  Né a Québec.  [Saint-Laurent, QC]: Bibliothèque québécoise, 2004.  228 p.

Gruzinski, Serge.  Les quatre parties du monde: histoire d’une mondialisation.  Paris: Martinière, 2004.  479 p.

Hagelund, William A.  The Dowager Queen: The Hudson’s Bay SS Beaver.  Surrey, BC: Hancock House, 2004.  160 p.

Hayes, Derek.  America Discovered: A Historical Atlas of North American Exploration.

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, 2004. 224 p.

Henderson, Bruce.  True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole.  New York: W. W. Norton, 2005.  331 p.

The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages at the University of California, San Diego.  2d ed., rev. and enl.  New Haven: William Reese Co., 2004.  792 p.

Hitchcock, Richard F.  “Samuel Purchas as Editor – a Case Study: Anthony Knyvett’s Journal.”  Modern Language Review 99, pt 2 (April 2004): 301-312.

Hooker, Brian.  “The European Discovery of the Tonga Islands.”  Terrae Incognitae 36 (2004): 20-27.

Hubner, U.  “The German Society for the Exploration of Palestine – An Overview of Its History on the Occasion of Its 125th Anniversary, 1877-2002.”  Revue Biblique 111, no. 2 (2004): 255-261.

Hughes, Thomas L.  “‘The German Discovery of America’: A Review of the Controversy over Pining’s 1473 Voyage of Exploration.”  German Studies Review 27, no. 3 (2004): 503-526.

Hunter, Douglas.  “The Mystery of Champlain’s Astrolabe.”  Beaver 84, no. 6 (2004): 14-23.

Jacobson, William R.  The Rediscovery of Africa 1400-1900: Antique Maps & Rare Images: A Narrative History and Catalogue for an Exhibition of Antique African Maps and Rare Books, Including the Oscar I. Norwich Collection, at the Stanford University Libraries Commencing April, 2004.  Stanford: Stanford University Libraries, 2004.  95 p.

Jenness, Stuart E.  The Making of an Explorer: George Hubert Wilkins and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1916.  Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.  418 p.

Kavenna, Joanna.  The Ice Museum: In Search of the Lost Land of Thule.  London: Viking, 2005.  256 p.

Kessell, John L.  “Juan Bautista de Anza, Father and Son: Pillars of New Spain’s Far North.”  New Mexico Historical Review 79, no. 2 (2004): 159-187.

Knutsen, Willie.  Arctic Sun on My Path: The True Story of America’s Last Great Polar Explorer.  As recorded by Will Knutsen.  Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2005.  384 p.

Lander, Richard, and John lander.  The Niger Journal of Richard and John Lander.  Edited by Robin Hallett.  London: Routledge, 2004.  (First pub. 1965.)

Langner, Rainer-K.  Das Geheimnis der grossen Wüste: auf den Spuren des Saharaforschers Gerard Rohlfs.  Franfurt am Main: Fischer, 2004.  300 p.

LeCalloc’h, Bernard.  “Kanam, le village d’Alexandre Csoma de Koros, d’apres Werner Hoffmeister.”  Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae  57, no. 3 (2004): 329-362.

Link, Matthew.  “When Captain Cook Met Kalanikoa.”  Gay & Lesbian Review 11, no. 3 (May/June 2004): 28-30.

Litalien, Raymonde, and Denis Vaugeois, eds.  Champlain: The Birth of North America.    Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.  397 p.  (Translation of Champlain: la naissance de l’Amérique française.)

Litvack, Leon.  “Outposts of Empire: Scientific Discovery and Colonial Displacement in Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters.”  The Review of English Studies, n.s., 55 (November 2004): 727-758.

López Martínez, Mario.  Conquistadores extremeños.  León: Ediciones Lancia, 2004.  178 p.

Lummis, Trevor.  Pacific Paradises: The Discovery of Tahiti and Hawaii.  Stroud: Sutton, 2005.  212 p.

Lundberg, Ann E.  “‘The Ruin of a Bygone Geological Empire’: Clarence King and the Place of the Primitive in the Evolution of American Identity.”  ATQ, n.s., 18, no. 3 (2004): 179-203.

McCartney, Laton.  Across the Great Divide: Robert Stuart and the Discovery of the Oregon Trail.  Stroud: Sutton, 2004.  305 p.

McElrea, Richard, and David Harrowfield.  Polar Castaways: The Ross Sea Party (1914-17) of Sir Ernest Shackleton.  Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.  315 p.

McKenzie, Michael.  “Using Artifacts to Study the Past: Early Evidence for John Day Exploration.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly 104, no. 4 (2003): 578-595.

MacLaren, I. S.  “Explorers’ and Travelers’ Narratives: A Peregrination through Different Editions.”  History in Africa 30 (2003): 213-222.

McLynn, Frank J.  Stanley: The Making of an African Explorer.  London: Pimlico, 2004.  926 p.  (First pub. in 2 vols. London: Constable, 1989, 1991).

McNeil, William F.  Visitors to Ancient America: The Evidence for European and Asian Presence in America Prior to Columbus.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2005.  306 p.

Maura, Juan Francisco.  “Neuvas aportaciones documentales para la biografia de Alvar Ninez Cabeza de Vaca.  Bulletin Hispanique, 2004, no. 2: 645-685.

Medina, Ruben.  “Masculinidad, imperio y modernidad en cartas de relacion de Hernan Cortes.”  Hispanic Review 72, no. 4 (2004): 469-489.

Miller, Robert J.  “The Doctrine of Discovery.”  We Proceeded On 30, no. 3 (2004): 24-29.

Mockford, Jim.  “The Journal of a Tour across the Continent of New Spain from St. Blas in the North Pacific Ocean to La Vera Cruz in the Gulph of Mexico by Lieut. W. R. Broughton in the Year 1793, Commander H. M. Brig Chatham.”  Terrae Incognitae 36 (2004): 42-58.

Morris, Christopher.  “Finding Louisiana: La Salle’s Encounter with the Mississippi River Delta.”  Terrae Incognitae 36 (2004): 28-41.

Moss, Sarah.  Scott’s Last Biscuit: A History of Polar Exploration and Its Writing.  Oxford: Signal, 2004.  256 p.

Murphy, David.  The Arctic Fox: Francis Leopold McClintock, Discoverer of the Fate of Franklin.  Toronto: Dundurn Press; Wilton, Cork: Collins, 2004.  201 p.

Myers, Paul A.  North to California: The Spanish Voyages of Discovery, 1533-1603.  Coral Springs, FL: Llumina Press, 2004.  552 p.

Nayar, Pramod K.  “Marvelous Excesses: Travel Writing and India, 1608-1727.”  Journal of British Studies 44, no. 2 (2005): 213-238.

Newman, James L.  Imperial Footprints: Henry Morton Stanley’s African Journeys.  Washington, DC: Brassey’s, 2004.  390 p.

Nicholson, John.  The Incomparable Captain Cadell.  Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 2004.  307 p.

Olson, Wallace M.  With Vancouver in Alaska, 1793-1794: A Day by Day Description of the Voyages, Events, and the Places He Named.  Auke Bay, AK: Heritage Research, 2004.  47 p.

Oxford Book of Exploration.  Edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.  New ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.  672 p.  (Previous edition, 1993)

Palmer, Hilary C.  “Lieutenant H. E. O’Neill RN v. the Reverend W. F. Johnson: The Controversy Surrounding the True Source of the Lujenda River: A Late-Nineteenth Century Example of Science Challenging Instinct as the Basis of ‘Discovery.’”  Terrae Incognitae 36 (2004): 70-82.

Paolucci, Anne.  Cipango!: the Story; A Brief Historical Account of the Dramatic Reversals in the Life of Christopher Columbus….  Wilmington, DE: Published for the Bagehot Council by Griffon House Publications, 2004.  143 p.

Pearce, Cliff.  The Silent Sound: The Story of Two Years in Antarctica and the First Winter Occupation of Alexander Island.  Lewes, Suffolk: Book Guild, 2004.  256 p.

Pearson, Mike. “‘No Joke in Petticoats’: British Polar Expeditions and Their Theatrical Presentations.”  The Drama Review: TDR 48, no. 1 (2004): 44-59.

Pedriali, Frederica G.  “Under the Rule of the Great Khan: On Marco Polo, Italo Calvino and the Description of the World” MLN 120, no 1 (2005): 161-172.

Philbrick, Nathaniel.  “Young Ambition: Charles Wilkes’ Antarctic Adventure.”  MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 17, no. 1 (Autumn 2004): 84-93.

Pineda Camacho, Roberto.  “Repensar el pais de los antipodas.”  Boletin de Historia y Antiguedades 91, no. 827 (2004): 773-794.

Ponting, Herbert.  With Scott to the Pole: The Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-1913. Photographs of Herbert Ponting; text by Beau Riffenburgh.  London: Bloomsbury, 2004.  240 p.

Porter, Joseph C.  “‘A River of Promise’: Historians Reconsider the Missouri River and Its Explorers.”  Indiana Magazine of History  100, no. 4 (2004): 364-377.

Rea, Tom.  “The Pathfinder’s Lost Instruments: John C. Fremont’s Cavalier Attitude toward His Scientific Instruments.”  Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early America Life) 4, no. 4 (2004).

Reynolds, William.  The Private Journal of William Reynolds: United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.  Edited by Nathaniel Philbrick and Thomas Philbrick.  New York: Penguin Books, 2004.  334 p.

Riffenburgh, Beau.  Shackleton’s Forgotten Expedition: The Voyage of the Nimrod.  New York: Bloomsbury, 2005.  358 p.  (Pub. in England as: Nimrod: Ernest Shackleton and the Extraordinary Story of the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition.)

Robinson, Zac, and PearlAnn Reichwein.  “Canada’s Everest? Rethinking the First Ascent of Mount Logan and the Politics of Nationhood, 1925.”  Sport History Review 35, no. 2 (2004): 95-121.

Robson, John.  The Captain Cook Encyclopedia.  Sydney: Random House Australia, 2004.  288 p.

Sandman, Alsion, and Eric H. Ash.  “Trading Expertise: Sebastian Cabot between Spain and England.”  Renaissance Quarterly 57, no. 3 (2004): 813-846.

Schuman, Howard, Barry Schwartz, Hannah D’Arcy.  “Elite Revisionists and Popular Beliefs: Christopher Columbus, Hero or Villain?”  Public Opinion Quarterly 69, no. 1 (2005): 2-29.

Senior, Michael.  Did Prince Madog Discover America?: An Investigation.  Llanrwst, Wales: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, 2004.  121 p.

Seymour, Michael J.  The Transformation of the North Atlantic World, 1492-1763: An Introduction.  Westport: CT: Praeger, 2004.  257 p.

Shoemaker, Nancy.  A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.  211 p.

Silos Rodriguez, Jose Maria.  “Marinos Olvidados el teniente de fragata Juan Antonio de Ibargoitia Zamacona (1765-1801) (II).”  Revista de Historia Naval 22, no. 85 (2004): 7-26.

Sioli, Marco.  “When the Mississippi Was an Indian River: Zebulon Pike’s Trip from St. Louis to Its Sources, 1805-1806.”  Revue Française d’Études Américaines  98 (2003): 9-19.

Sleigh, Daphne.  Walter Moberly and the Northwest Passage by Rail.  Surrey, BC: Hancock House, 2003.  272 p.

Smith, Michael.  The Boss: The Remarkable Adventures of Ernest Shackleton, Heroic Arctic Explorer.  Wilton, Cork: Collins, 2004.  128 p.

____________.  Polar Crusader: Sir James Wordie: Exploring the Arctic and Antarctic.  Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2004.  320 p.

Smith, Ross A.  “The Southern Route Revisited.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly  105, no. 2 (2004): 292-307

Sommer, Barbara A.  “Colony of the Sertao: Amazonian Expeditions and the Indian Slave Trade.”  The Americas 61, no. 3 (January 2005): 401-28.

Sora, Steven.  The Lost Colony of the Templars: Verrazano’s Secret Mission to America.  Rochester, VT: Destiny Books, 2004.  273 p.

Stenberg, Richard K.  “René Jusseaume on the Upper Missouri.”  We Proceeded On 30, no. 3 (2004): 16-23.

Suthren, Victor.  The Sea Has No End: The Life of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville.  Toronto: Dundurn, 2004.  211 p.

Symcox, Geoffrey, and Blair Sullivan.  Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies: A Brief History with Documents.  Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005.  193 p.

Taboada, Hernán.  La sombra del Islam en la conquista de América.  México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2004.  315 p.

Thomas, Marcia L.  John Wesley Powell: An Annotated Bibliography.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004.  256 p.

Tidball, Eugene C.  Soldier-Artist of the Great Reconnaissance: John C. Tidball and the 35th Parallel Pacific Railway Survey.  Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2004.  226 p.

Twigg, Alan.  First Invaders: The Literary Origins of British Columbia.  Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2004.  229 p.

Underwood, Lamar.  Tales of the Mountain Men: Seventeen Stories of Survival, Exploration, and Outdoor Craft.  Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2004.  300 p.

Utley, Robert M.  After Lewis and Clark: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.  392 p.  (First pub. as: A Life Wild and Perilous. New York: Henry Holt, 1997.)

VanderKraan, Alfons.  “Anthony Van Diemen: From Bankrupt to Governor-General, 1593-1636 (Part I).”  Great Circle [Australia] 26, no. 2 (2004): 3-23.

VanZandt, Cythia J.  “Mapping and the European Search for Intercultural Alliances in the Colonial World.”  Early American Studies 1, no. 2 (2003): 72-99.

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

Vinson, David.  “Par ordre de l’Empereur. . . Victor Langlois en Cilicie et au Taurus.”Gavroche 24, no. 139 (2005): 1-6.

Wallace-Murphy, Tim, and Marilyn Hopkins.  Templars in America: From the Crusades to the New World.  Boston: Weiser Books, 2004.  276 p.

Welsch, Bernhard.  “Was Marcus Island Discovered by Bernardo de la Torre in 1543?”  Journal of Pacific History 39, no. 1 2004): 109-122.

Werner, Louis.  “Beating a Passage to the Pacific.”  Americas 56, no. 2 (March/April 2004): 46-51.  (Canadian explorer Alexander Mackenzie)

Wesselius, Allen.  “Searching for Point Lewis: Piecing together the Location of a Lost Landmark.”  Columbia 18, no. 4 (2004-05): 6-10.

West, Harry G.  “Villains, Victims, or Makonde in the making? Reading the Explorer Henry O’Neill and Listening to the Headman Lishehe.”  Ethnohistory  51, no. 1 (2004): 1-43.  (British explorer O’Neill’s 1882 encounter with natives in Mozambique.)

Whitaker, Robert.  The Mapmaker’s Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon.  New York: Basic Books, 2004.  352 p.

Whitfield, Peter.  Sir Francis Drake.  New York: New York University Press; London: British Library, 2004.  160 p.

Williams, Glyndwr, ed.  Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments.  Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2004.  266 p.

Withers, Charles W. J.  “Mapping the Niger, 1798-1832: Trust, Testimony and ‘Ocular Demonstration’ in the Late Enlightenment.”  Imago Mundi 56, no. 2 (2004): 170-193.

____________.  “Memory and the History of Geographical Knowledge: The Commemoration of Mungo Park, African Explorer.”  Journal of Historical Geography 30, no. 2 (2004): 316-339.

Woodhead, Patrick.  Misadventures in a White Desert: Kites, Crevasses and Running Out of South.  London: Sceptre, 2004.  320 p.

Wright, Ronald.  Stolen Continents: Five Hundred Years of Conquest and Resistance in the Americas.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005.  430 p. (First pub. 1992 as Stolen Continents: The Americas through Indian Eyes since 1492.)

Wyatt, S.  Ancient Transpacific Voyaging to the New World Via Pleistocene South Pacific Islands” Geoarchaeology 19, no. 6 (2004): 511-529.

Yeoman, Guy.  The Quest for the Secret Nile: Victorian Exploration in Equatorial Africa, 1857-1889.  London: Chaucer, 2004.  192 p.



Casale, Giancarlo L.  “The Ottoman Age of Exploration: Spices, Maps and Conquest in the Sixteenth-Century Indian Ocean.”  PhD diss., Harvard University, 2004.  361 p.

Kinnahan, Thomas P.  “Framing the View: The Western Landscape and Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Expansion.”  PhD diss., West Virginia University, 2005.  269 p.

Lehman, Sara L.  “Critical Edition of the ‘Tratado verdadero del viaje y navegacion’ (1622) by Fray Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa.”  PhD diss., Boston University, 2004.   192 p.

Sachs, Aaron Jacob.  “The Humboldt Current: Avant-garde Exploration and Environmental Thought in 19th-Century America.”  PhD diss., Yale University, 2004.  691 p.

Safier, Neil Franklin.  “Writing the Andes, Reading the Amazon: Voyages of Exploration and the Itineraries of Scientific Knowledge in the Eighteenth Century.”  PhD diss., Johns Hopkins University, 2004.  476 p.


Lewis and Clark

Aber, James S.  “Missouri River at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Weston, Missouri: Lewis and Clark’s Expedition and Two Hundred Years of Change.”  Heritage of the Great Plains 37, no. 1 (2004): 4-26.

“Beyond Lewis & Clark: The Army Explores the West.”  Kansas Heritage 12, no. 3 (2004): 16-21.

Brandt, Anthony.  “The Perilous Afterlife of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  American Heritage 55, no. 3 (2004): 50-58

Carriker, Robert.  “Still Exploring, Still Learning in 1806: Observations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition between the Colombia and the Bitterroot Range.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly 105, no. 3 (2004): 464-481.

Cayton, Andrew R. L.  “Telling Stories about Lewis and Clark: Does History Still Matter?”  Great Plains Quarterly 24, no. 4 (2004): 283-287.

Chaloult, Michel.  Les ‘Canadiens’ de l’expédition Lewis & Clark, 1804-1806: la traversée du continent.  Sillery, QC: Septentrion, 2003.  189 p.

Confer, Clarissa.  “The Beginning and the End: Lewis and Clark among the Upper Missouri River People.”  Wicazo Sa Review 19, no. 1 (2004): 11-19.

Danisi, Thomas C., and Emily Jaycox.  “A St. Louis River Map Guides the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  Gateway Heritage 24, no. 2-3 (2003-04): 6-17.

DeBres, Karen Jean.  “Exploration in a Continental Climate: Weather in the Central Plains Recorded in the Journal of William Clark.”  Heritage of the Great Plains 37, no. 1 (2004): 64-74.

Denny, James M.  “Conquering the Lower Missouri River: The Opening Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  Gateway Heritage 24, no. 2-3 (2003-04): 18-29.

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

Fenelon, James V., and Mary Louise Defender-Wilson.  “Voyage of Domination, ‘Purchase’ as Conquest, Sakakawea for Savagery: Distorted Icons from Misrepresentations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  Wicazo Sa Review 19, no.1 (2004): 85-104.

Floyd, Charles.  Exploring with Lewis and Clark: The 1804 Journal of Charles Floyd.  Edited by James J. Holmberg.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004.  98 p.

Foley, William E.  Wilderness Journey: A Life of William Clark.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004.  326 p.

Fritz, Harry William.  The Lewis and Clark Expedition.  Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.  168 p. 

Gilman, Carolyn.  Lewis and Clark: Across the Divide.  Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books; St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 2003.  424 p.  (Companion to Lewis and Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition, organized by the Missouri Historical Society.)

Grinnell, Calvin.  “Mandan and Hidatsa Perspectives on Lewis and Clark: Past and Present.”  Gateway Heritage  24, no. 2-3 (2003-04): 48-59.

Hamilton, Mark B.  “‘A Purely Literary Expedition’: The Death of Sergeant Charles Floyd as Perceived by Captains Lewis and Clark.”  Heritage of the Great Plains 37, no. 1 (2004): 41-62.

Holmberg, James J., ed.  “‘Fairly Launched on My Voyage of Discovery’: Meriwether Lewis’s Expedition Letters to James Findlay.”  Ohio Valley History 4, no.3 (2004): 19-30.

____________.  “‘A Notion About Freedom’: The Relationship of William Clark and York.”  Gateway Heritage 24, no. 2-3 (2003-04): 80-87.

Howe, Craig.  “Lewis and Clark among the Tetons: Smoking Out What Really Happened.”  Wicazo Sa Review 19, no.1 (2004): 47-72.

Hunt, Robert R.  “Fire Paths on the Lewis & Clark Trail.”  We Proceeded On 30, no. 2 (2004): 14-19.

Jackson, John C.  “Old Rivet: The Surviving Member of the Corps of Discovery in the Northwest.”  Columbia 18, no. 2 (2004): 17-23.

Jefferson’s Western Explorations: Discoveries Made In Exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and William Dunbar, and Compiled by Thomas Jefferson; The Natchez Edition, 1806; A Facsimile.  Edited by Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner, and Paul Merchant.  Spokane: Arthur H. Clark, 2004.  336 p.

Jenkinson, Clay S.  “Against the Undertow of Myth: The Uncertainties of Lewis and Clark in North Dakota.”  North Dakota Quarterly 71, no. 2 (2004): 6-27.

Jones, Matthew L.  “Wahtohtana Heda Nyutachi Mahin Xanje Akipa: The Year the Otoe and the Missouria Meet the Americans.”  Wicazo Sa Review 19, no. 1 (2004): 35-46.

Karsmizki, Kenneth W.  “Cartographic Representations: A Controversy in Mapping Lewis and Clark’s Fort Clatsop.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly 105, no. 4 (2004): 568-587.

Kinsey, Joni L.  “‘I Wished for the Pencil of Salvator Rosa’: The Artistic Legacy of Lewis and Clark.”  South Dakota History 34, no. 1 (2004): 28-61.

Kvernes, David.  The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Then and Now.  Sioux Falls, SD: Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, 2004.

Lang, William L.  “Describing a New Environment: Lewis and Clark and Enlightenment Science in the Columbia River Basin.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly  105, no. 3 (2004): 360-389.

Lang, William L., and Carl Abbott.  Two Centuries of Lewis and Clark: Reflections on the Voyage of Discovery.  Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press; Seattle: Distributed by University of Washington Press, 2004.  145 p.

Lowry, Thomas P.  Venereal Disease and the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.  117 p.

Nicandri, David L.  “The Columbia Country and the Dissolution of Meriwether Lewis: Speculation and Interpretation.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly 106, no.1 (2005): 7-33.

____________.  “Lewis and Clark: Exploring under the Influence of Alexander Mackenzie.”  Pacific Northwest Quarterly 95, no. 4 (2004): 171-181.

O’Connor, Jim E.  “The Evolving Landscape of the Columbia River Gorge: Lewis and Clark and Cataclysms on the Columbia.”  Oregon Historical Quarterly 105, no. 3 (2004): 390-421.

Pearson, J. Diane.  “Medical Diplomacy and the American Indian: Thomas Jefferson, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and the Subsequent Effects on American Indian Health and Public Policy.”  Wicazo Sa Review 19, no. 1 (2004): 105-130.

Peck, Robert McCracken.  “‘To Acquire What Knowledge You Can’: The Scientific Contributions of Lewis and Clark.”  South Dakota History 34, no. 1 (2004): 5-27.

Robinson, Elwyn B.  “Lewis and Clark: The North Dakota Phase” North Dakota Quarterly 71, no. 2 (2004): 42-56.

Ronda, James P.  “Exploring the Explorers: Great Plains Peoples and the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  North Dakota Quarterly 71, no. 2 (2004): 28-41.

____________.  Finding Lewis and Clark: Old Trails, New Directions.  Pierre: South Dakota State Historical Society Press, 2004.  203 p.

Seefeldt, Douglas, Jeffrey L Hantman, and Peter S. Onuf, eds.  Across the Continent: Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and the Making of America.  Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005.  222 p.

Starr, Eileen M.  “Finding Latitude and Longitude: Celestial Navigation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.”  Heritage of the Great Plains  37, no. 1 (2004): 75-90.

Thorp, Daniel B.  Lewis & Clark: An American Journey.  New York: Main Street, 2004.  160 p.  (First pub.: New York: MetroBooks, 1998.)

VanRhyn, Mark.  “Long Iron: The Black Powder Arms of Lewis & Clark.”  Columbia 18, no. 3 (2004): 18-27.

Whirlwind Soldier, Lydia.  “Lewis and Clark Journey: The Renaming of a Nation.”  Wicazo Sa Review  19, no. 1 (2004): 131-143.

Winfield, Betty Houchin.  “The Press Response to the Corps of Discovery: The Making of Heroes in an Egalitarian Age.”  Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 80, no. 4 (2003): 866-883.

Yellow Bird, Loren.  “Now I Will Speak (Nawah Ti Waako’): A Sahnish Perspective on What the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Others Missed.”  Wicazo Sa Review 19, no. 1 (2004): 73-84.

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