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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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Deeply researched, this book will interest historians of nineteenth-century American arts and science, politics, and technological development.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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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 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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