The Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America, 1735-1789

Brooke Hindle
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 01/1956
Reprint Date: 01/1967
Pages: 434
Paperback ISBN: 9780807840061
Paperback Publication Date: 01/1967


This distinguished study brings to light and interprets thoughtfully a vast fund of information on the scientific interests and contributions of the revolutionary generation. It presents an integrated discussion of the character of science in colonial America, and it assesses the changes made in this pattern during the American Revolution.

Originally published in 1956.

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