The pursuit of science in Revolutionary America, 1735-1789 / by Brooke Hindle.


Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va. by University of North Carolina Press, [1956] .

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Subjects États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1775-1783 (Révolution)
Natuurwetenschappen.
Science -- History -- United States.
Science -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Science.
Sciences -- Histoire -- Etats-Unis.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States.
Description xi, 410 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1956]
©1956
Notes Bibliographical footnotes. "Bibliographical note": pages 387-392.
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 History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)520276
(OCoLC)ocm00520276
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WorldCat Identities Hindle, Brooke.
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