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Sir John Franklin

Stephanie Barczewski

in Heroic Failure and the British

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180060
eISBN:
9780300186819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180060.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the case of Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin to demonstrate how ideals of heroism emerged in Britain in the first half of the nineteenth century that focused less on the ... More


From Literature to Business

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Cody's early years are recounted, from his being orphaned in the Midwest to his studying at Amherst College and attempting at a literary career. We follow him as he blends his classical education ... More


Linguistics and the New Rhetoric

Edwin L. Battistella

in Do You Make These Mistakes in English?: The Story of Sherwin Cody's Famous Language School

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367126
eISBN:
9780199867356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367126.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 13 examines the ways that American attitudes toward language, rhetoric and composition were evolving during Cody's time.


“I intended well, and I hope all will end well”: Franklin’s Last Years

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter discusses the last period of Franklin’s life, from his triumphant return to Philadelphia after securing the Treaty of Paris to his last days. The chapter discusses Franklin’s propaganda ... More


Epilogue

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Evidence of Carter G. Woodson’s influence is abundant. At the opening ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016, Congressman ... More


John Franklin’s Second Overland Expedition Makes a Successful Survey, 1825

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on John Franklin's overland expedition in 1825. Franklin's overland expedition, his second, took him from Hudson Bay along the Mackenzie River to the north coast, where he ... More


The First Searchers Look in the Wrong Places, 1847

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on John Franklin's ill-fated expedition of 1845 and the search and rescue operations that were launched when the ships and men of the voyage never returned. John Ross expressed ... More


John Rae Hears about Franklin from Eskimos, 1848

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the search for John Franklin, who did not return after departing for an expedition in 1845 to find the sea passage of the North American Arctic coast. When no word of Franklin ... More


John Franklin’s Last Expedition Becomes the Failure of the Century, 1845

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on John Franklin's last expedition in 1845 that turned out to be the failure of the century. In 1844, Sir John Barrow, Second Secretary of the British Admiralty, initiated ... More


Francis L. M’Clintock Extends the Map and Learns What Happened, 1857

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on Francis Leopold M'Clintock's expedition in 1857 in search of John Franklin, who did not return after sailing off in 1845. In 1854, the British government officially pronounced ... More


Building an Arctic Tradition

in The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226721842
eISBN:
9780226721873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721873.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the Arctic exploration by American explorers. American attention turned to the Arctic when the British Admiralty sent John Franklin there in 1845 with two ships and 129 ... More


John Ross Sees a Mirage, 1818; John Franklin Makes His First Expedition, 1819

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the voyages of exploration by John Ross in 1818 and John Franklin in 1819. Ross commanded the ship, Isabella on his expedition, along with a second ship, Alexander, commanded ... More


Connubial Fidelity and The Vicar of Wakefield

Charles Officer and Jake Page

in A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837809
eISBN:
9780190267872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837809.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the series of naval expeditions to the Arctic that took place in the early nineteenth century sent by John Barrow, the British navy's internal operations, and founder of the ... More


Introduction

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter explores slave resistance in Florida while incorporating perspectives that reach beyond its borders to embrace a regional and even larger context. In doing so, it builds ... More


Destinations of Runaways

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how questions related to where enslaved blacks fled have occupied historians of the southern experience for generations. Traditionally, the answers reached have pointed to the ... More


William E. Parry Has Beginner’s Luck, 1819, 1821, 1824

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on William Edward Parry's voyages of exploration in 1819, 1821, and 1824. Parry's objective in his first expedition was to discover the Northwest Passage, find the north coast of ... More


Robert McClure Completes the Passage; Richard Collinson Maps Coastlines, 1850

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the expeditions of Robert McClure and Richard Collinson in 1850 under the British Admiralty. An expedition of two ships left England to search for John Franklin, who did not ... More


Creating an Intellectual Partnership While Easing the White Man’s Burden: James E. Shepard Advancing the Race through His Intellectual Partnerships

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the faculty that Shepard was able to recruit to NCC during the height of the Jim Crow period. It also focuses on Shepard’s desire to elevate the race by hiring qualified faculty ... More


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