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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Martin, Edwin Thomas.
Thomas Jefferson: scientist.
New York, H. Schuman [1952]
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Thomas Martin
OCLC Number: 425051
Notes: Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
One Copy Gift From: Dumas Malone.
One Copy Gift From: Groke Mickey, 2004.
Thomas Jefferson : a comprehensive, annotated bibliography (by Frank Shuffelton)
Best survey of this aspect of TJ's interests; portrays him as intelligent, enthusiastic amateur with a practical bent. Emphasizes TJ's efforts to answer Buffon's theory of American degeneration, and has a chapter on Federalist attacks on TJ for being a "philosophe." Covers the range of TJ's scientific interests. -- Frank Shuffelton
ch. 1. Characteristics and attitudes -- ch. 2. Principles and practices -- ch. 3 Inventions -- ch. 4. Megalonyx, mammoth, and mother earth -- ch. 5. Meterology -- ch. 6. Miserable new world -- ch. 7. Jefferson vs. Buffon -- ch. 8. The new world vs. the old -- ch. 9. Politics, relgions, and science -- ch. 10. Recognition at home and abroad.
Shuffelton Bibliography : Vol. 1 (1826-1980), No. 3073
Description: x, 289 pages illustrations, portraits 22 cm
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