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DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton : geology and power in early New York

Author: David I Spanagel
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the origins of American geology and the culture that helped give it rise, focusing on Amos Eaton, the educator and amateur scientist who founded the Rensselaer School, and on DeWitt Clinton,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spanagel, David I.
DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton
(DLC) 2013025010
(OCoLC)852957172
Named Person: Amos Eaton; DeWitt Clinton; Amos Eaton; DeWitt Clinton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David I Spanagel
ISBN: 9781421411057 1421411059
OCLC Number: 870994450
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preamble --
Introduction: Meeting place for waters and students of Earth history --
Part I. Exploring New York State --
Invitations to study the Earth's past --
Natural sciences and civic virtues --
The landlord and the ex-convict --
Part II. Engineering for a New World's geology --
Clinton's ditch --
Eaton's agricultural and geological surveys --
Empire State exports --
Part III. Entertaining deep time and the sublime --
Literary naturalists --
Kindred spirits --
Rocks, reverence, and religion --
Conclusion: Echoes of New York's embrace of the geological imperative.
Responsibility: David I. Spanagel.

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