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The Resource Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment, Tom Shachtman

Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment, Tom Shachtman

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Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment
Title
Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries
Title remainder
the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
Tom Shachtman
Title variation
Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the scientific pursuits and discoveries of the Founding Fathers, from George Washington's embrace of an experimental vaccination for smallpox that saved the American army in 1777 to Thomas Paine's many inventions, including the first-ever iron span bridge. --Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shachtman, Tom
Dewey number
509.2/273
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.U6
LC item number
S46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science and state
  • Science and state
  • Technology and state
  • Technology and state
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Intellectual life
  • Science and state
  • Technology and state
  • United States
Label
Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment, Tom Shachtman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Childhoods of the Founding Fathers -- "Variola" in Boston, 1721-22 -- Godfathers of American science -- The bolt from the blue -- Tracking the heavens from the Colonies -- "Expressions of the American mind" -- "This most dangerous enemy" -- Seeking a technological edge -- Science resurfaces -- Midcourse corrections -- Patents, innovations, and first steps -- The science-minded presidency -- The interweaving
Control code
ocn869437526
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 254 pages
Isbn
9781137278258
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014002006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869437526
  • (Sirsi) a1783008
Label
Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries : the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment, Tom Shachtman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [219]-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Childhoods of the Founding Fathers -- "Variola" in Boston, 1721-22 -- Godfathers of American science -- The bolt from the blue -- Tracking the heavens from the Colonies -- "Expressions of the American mind" -- "This most dangerous enemy" -- Seeking a technological edge -- Science resurfaces -- Midcourse corrections -- Patents, innovations, and first steps -- The science-minded presidency -- The interweaving
Control code
ocn869437526
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 254 pages
Isbn
9781137278258
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014002006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869437526
  • (Sirsi) a1783008

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