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Of the human heart : a biography of Benjamin Peirce

Author: Edward R Hogan
Publisher: Bethlehem [PA] : Lehigh University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Benjamin Peirce was one of the principal contributors to nineteenth-century American science. He gained international prominence from his work on the perturbations of Neptune, and his Linear  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Peirce; Benjamin Peirce, Mathematiker.; Benjamin Peirce
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward R Hogan
ISBN: 9780934223935 0934223939
OCLC Number: 123285049
Description: 429 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Hurrah for young America --
The father of American geometry --
The finest lady in Northampton --
The voice of God --
The feeling of mutual goodwill --
A prince of the humbugs --
As the tree grows towards heaven --
No idea of an observatory --
A stranger in my own land --
This holy cause --
Every drop of blood --
We shall always be boys together --
A public functionary --
My most precious pearls --
My best love.
Responsibility: Edward R. Hogan.
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