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Scientific Jefferson : revealed

Author: Martin Richard Clagett; University of Virginia. Office of the President.
Publisher: [Charlottesville, Va.] : [Office of the President, University of Virginia] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Study of Thomas Jefferson as a scientist, including the various branches of science he studied and to which he made lasting contributions. Also examines how science shaped his views on the politics, religion, economics, and social developments in his own country.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clagett, Martin Richard.
Scientific Jefferson.
[Charlottesville, Va. : Office of the President, University of Virginia] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)653411074
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Richard Clagett; University of Virginia. Office of the President.
ISBN: 9780813928548 0813928540
OCLC Number: 318240647
Notes: "Office of the President, University of Virginia"--Jacket.
Description: viii, 158 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, plans, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Contents: Agriculture --
Archaeology, anthropology, ethnology, and comparative linguistics --
Paleontology --
Social architecture and public health --
Jefferson the scientific spymaster.
Other Titles: Scientific Jefferson revealed
Revealed
Responsibility: Martin Clagett.

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Explores how science shaped Thomas Jefferson's views on politics, religion, economics, and social developments in America. This book examines Jefferson's contributions to anthropology, ethnology,  Read more...

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