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Stephen R. Bown

Stephen R. Bown

Stephen R. Bown has been writing about adventurers, travelers, and explorers for many years. He is the author of 1494: How a Family Feud in Medieval Spain Divided the world in Half; Madness, Betrayal and the Lash; Scurvy; A Most Damnable Invention; and Merchant Kings. He lives in the Canadian Rockies with his wife and two children.

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A Most Damnable Invention

Stephen R. Bown

Thomas Dunne Books

Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel's discovery of dynamite made possible the famous industrial megaprojects that transformed the countryside and defined the era, including the St. Gothard rail...

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1494

Stephen R. Bown

Thomas Dunne Books

"This is a starry love story, a tale of seething jealousies and subterfuge, a political imbroglio, and religious cruelties. It sounds like Shakespeare and it could have very well been...

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Merchant Kings

Stephen Bown

Thomas Dunne Books

Commerce meets conquest in this swashbuckling story of the six merchant-adventurers who built the modern worldIt was an era when monopoly trading companies were the unofficial...

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Scurvy

Stephen R. Bown

Thomas Dunne Books

Scurvy took a terrible toll in the Age of Sail, killing more sailors than were lost in all sea battles combined. The threat of the disease kept ships close to home and doomed those vessels that...

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