World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Charles Hose

Article Id: WHEBN0003376989
Reproduction Date:

Title: Charles Hose  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Marudi, Sarawak, Hose (surname), Thomas's flying squirrel, Hose Mountains, Hose's pygmy flying squirrel
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Charles Hose

Dayak man in gala costume.
Photo: Charles Hose.

Charles Hose FRGS. FLS (12 October 1863 - 14 November 1929) was a British colonial administrator, zoologist and ethnologist.[1]

Contents

  • Life and career 1
  • Animal species named after Hose 2
  • Places named after Hose 3
  • Bibliography 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Life and career

He was born in Hertfordshire, England, and was educated at Felsted[2] in Essex. Admitted to Clare College, Cambridge in 1882, he almost immediately migrated to Jesus College, and later left Cambridge without taking a degree.[3] He was offered an administrative cadetship in Sarawak by the second Rajah, Sir Charles Brooke, which he took up in 1884. His large collection of ethnographic objects from Borneo was purchased by the British Museum in 1905.[4]

Animal species named after Hose

Several species named to commemorate his work[5] as zoologist:

Amphibians

Birds

Mammals

Places named after Hose

Place

Bibliography

Books authored by Charles Hose include:

  • A descriptive account of the mammals of Borneo (1893)
  • (with William McDougall)The Pagan Tribes of Borneo (a Description of Their Physical Moral and Intellectual Condition with Some Discussion of Their Ethnic Relations) (1912)
  • Natural Man: A Record from Borneo (1926)
  • Fifty Years of Romance and Research - Or a Jungle-Wallah at Large (1927)
  • The Field Book of a Jungle-Wallah: Being a Description of Shore, River and Forest Life in Sarawak (1929)

References

  1. ^  
  2. ^ "Hose, Charles". Who's Who, 59: pp. 877–878. 1907. 
  3. ^ "Hose, Charles (HS882C)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. ^ British Museum Collection
  5. ^ http://zoohistory.co.uk/html/modules/Downloads/files/whowaswho.pdf A Zoological 'Who was Who' by Mike Grayson
  • Biography

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Works by Charles Hose at Project Gutenberg
  • Works by or about Charles Hose at Internet Archive
  • Weaving shuttle collected by Charles Hose, BBC History of the World in 100 Objects website
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.