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Stephen J. Hornsby

Stephen Hornsby, 2012Stephen J. Hornsby

Director, Canadian-American Center
Professor of Geography and Canadian Studies
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Contact:
Canadian-American Center
The University of Maine
154 College Ave. Orono, ME 04473
Hornsby@maine.edu
207.581.4226


Click to download mapsMaps from Stephen J. Hornsby, British Atlantic, American Frontier: Spaces of Power in Early Modern British America  (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2005).

Education

  • Ph.D. University of British Columbia 1986
  • M.A. Honours, University of St. Andrews 1979

Research Areas

  • Historical Geography
  • Expansion of Europe overseas
  • Eastern Canada and northeastern United States
  • American cartography in the early 20th century

Current Research and Writing

Courses

  • GEO 275/HTY 275: Geography of Globalization (Fall 2014)

Awards and Honors

  • Pierre Savard Award, International Council for Canadian Studies for Surveyors of Empire, 2013
  • John Lyman Book Award in the category Naval and Maritime Science and Technology from the North American Society for Oceanic History for Surveyors of Empire, 2012.
  • Publication of the Year Award from Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation for Surveyors of Empire, 2012.
  • Caird Short-term Research Fellowship, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 2007
  • Regional History Certificate of Merit (Atlantic Canada), 1993, Canadian Historical Association for Nineteenth-Century Cape Breton
  • Commonwealth Scholarship 1979-1984

Books

Hornsby, Stephen J., and Judd, Richard W. eds. Historical Atlas of Maine. Orono, ME: University of Maine Press, 2014

Stephen J. Hornsby and Richard W. Judd, eds. Historical Atlas of Maine. Orono, ME: University of Maine Press, 2014

Hornsby, Stephen J. Surveyors of Empire: Samuel Holland, J.F.W. Des Barres, and the Making of The Atlantic Neptune. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011

Stephen J. Hornsby. Surveyors of Empire: Samuel Holland, J.F.W. Des Barres, and the Making of The Atlantic Neptune. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hornsby, Stephen J., and Reid, John G. eds. New England and the Maritime Provinces: Connections and Comparisons. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005

Stephen J. Hornsby and John G. Reid, eds. New England and the Maritime Provinces: Connections and Comparisons. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005

 

Hornsby, Stephen J. British Atlantic, American Frontier: Spaces of Power in Early Modern British America. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2005

Stephen J. Hornsby. British Atlantic, American Frontier: Spaces of Power in Early Modern British America. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hornsby, Stephen J. Time and Tide: The Transformation of Bear River, Nova Scotia. Orono: Northeast Folklore, 1996

Stephen J. Hornsby. Time and Tide: The Transformation of Bear River, Nova Scotia. Orono: Northeast Folklore, 1996

Hornsby, Stephen J. Nineteenth-Century Cape Breton: A Historical Geography. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992

Stephen J. Hornsby. Nineteenth-Century Cape Breton: A Historical Geography. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1992

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hornsby, Stephen J., Herlan, James J., and Konrad, Victor A. eds. The Northeastern Borderlands: Four Centuries of Interaction. Fredericton, NB: Acadiensis Press, 1989

Stephen A. Hornsby, Victor A. Konrad and Jame J. Herlan, eds. The Northeastern Borderlands: Four Centuries of Interaction. Fredericton, NB: Acadiensis Press, 1989

 

 

Other Selected Publications

  • Geographies of the British Atlantic World” in Britain’s Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850, edited by H.V. Bowen, Elizabeth Mancke, and John G. Reid, 15-44.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Discovering the Mercantile City in South Asia: The Example of Early Nineteenth-Century Calcutta.’  Journal of Historical Geography 23, 2 (1997): 135-151.
  • The Gilded Age and the Making of Bar Harbor.’  Geographical Review 83, 4 (1993): 455-469.
  • Patterns of Scottish Emigration to Canada, 1750-1870.’  Journal of Historical Geography 18, 4 (1992): 397-417.
  • ‘Staple Trades, Subsistence Agriculture, and Nineteenth-Century Cape Breton Island.’ Annals of the Association of American Geographers 79, 3 (1989): 411-435.

 


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