Thomas Jefferson: Statesman of Science

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Macmillan, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 616 pages
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Inventor, botanist, geographer, archaeologist, architect, tireless recorder of the natural world--Bedini gives us the Jefferson that not only forged the politics of America, but made scientific progress synonymous with the spirit of America. 24 photographs.

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Frontier Gentry 17001760
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Town and Gown 17601762
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Law and Learning 17621772
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About the author (1990)

Historian Emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C, Silvio A. Bedini has written extensively on the history of science and technology. Well known for his classic"Thomas Jefferson: Statesman of Science", he also organized the 1981 exhibition "Thomas Jefferson and Science" at the National Museum of American History.

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