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The pursuit of science in Revolutionary America, 1735-1789

Title
The pursuit of science in Revolutionary America, 1735-1789 / by Brooke Hindle.
Published
Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va. by University of North Carolina Press, c1956.
Physical Description
xi, 410 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Local Notes
BEIN Gray Social Thought 2449: Dust jacket. Autograph: James B. Morris 5/21/'67, a gift from Doctor + Mrs. William Wagner. From the library of Bradford H. Gray.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 01, 2002
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-392) and index.
Contents
Colonial circles and ties, 1735-1765. The natural history circle
The doctors : naturalists and physicians
Shattered dreams and unexpected accomplishment
Teachers and preachers
Along the road to revolution, 1763-1775. Agitation and organization
The American Philosophical Society
The transit of Venus
The sciences
American improvement
The new nation, 1775-1789. The war
The prophets of glory and their temples of science
Medicine in the republic
Natural history in the republic
Natural philosophy in the republic
Theory and practice
The American Revolution and the pursuit of science.
Genre/Form
History.
Also listed under
Bradford H. Gray Collection in the History of Social Thought (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
United States North Carolina Chapel Hill.
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