skip to content
The pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War

Author: Alexandra Oleson; Sanborn C Brown; American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Oleson; Sanborn C Brown; American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
ISBN: 0801816793 9780801816796
OCLC Number: 1958213
Notes: Papers from a five-day workshop held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in Cape Newagen, Me., June 1973.
Description: xxv, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: The learned society in American intellectual life / John Voss --
Introduction: To build a new intellectual order / Alexandra Oleson --
Science, learning, and utility: patterns of organization in the early American republic / John C. Greene --
The national pattern of American learned societies, 1769-1863 / A. Hunter Dupree --
Definitions and speculations: the professionalization of science in America in the nineteenth century / Nathan Reingold --
The Royal Society in America / George F. Frick --
The underside of the learned society in New York, 1754-1854 / Brooke Hindle --
Shaping a provincial learned society: the early history of the Albany Institute / James M. Hobbins --
Early learned societies in Boston and vicinity / Walter Muir Whitehill --
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1812-1850 / Patsy A. Gerstner --
Science, technology, and the Franklin Institute / Bruce Sinclair --
The growth of learned and scientific societies in the southeastern United States to 1860 / Joseph Ewan --
The Western Academy of Natural Science of Cincinnati and the structure of science in the Ohio Valley, 1810-1850 / Henry D. Shapiro --
The nature of humanistic societies in early America / Marcus A. McCorison --
Medicine and the learned societies in the United States, 1660-1850 / James H. Cassedy --
The organization of agricultural improvement in the United States, 1785-1865 / Margaret W. Rossiter --
Savants and professionals: The American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1848-1860 / Sally gregory Kohlstedt --
The early development of scientific societies in Canada / Peter J. Bowler --
Commentary: an historian of education looks at the Newagen Study / Richard J. Storr --
Early American learned societies as informants on our past: some conclusions and suggestions for further research / Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz.
Responsibility: edited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1958213>
library:oclcnum"1958213"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/1958213>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85140370>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Learned institutions and societies--United States--History"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1976"
schema:datePublished"1976"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/867372198>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Aufsatzsammlung."@en
schema:genre"Conference proceedings."@en
schema:genre"Conference proceedings"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic : American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.