The life of Benjamin Banneker

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Scribner, 1971 - Biography & Autobiography - 434 pages
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The personal history of the black scientist reveals his dramatic struggle for recognition in the early years of America

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The life of Benjamin Banneker: the first African-American man of science

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Whether Banneker was the absolute first or not is debatable, but he undeniably was one of the earliest African American men of science (1731-1806). This updated edition of the 1972 original has been ... Read full review

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Not a whole lot of documentation still exists regarding Banneker's life but there's enough, and Bedini is honest with what he searched for but could not find. Banneker is mostly remembered for his ... Read full review

Contents

THE HERITAGE AND THE LAND
3
HOME AND FAMILY
22
hi FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS
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Copyright

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