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Bedini, Silvio A.

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Works: 197 works in 451 publications in 4 languages and 9,994 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Folklore  Fiction  Juvenile works  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Collector
Classifications: QB36.B22, B
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Most widely held works by Silvio A Bedini
The life of Benjamin Banneker by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
18 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Originally published by Scribner in 1972 to wide praise and critical acclaim, Silvio Bedini's work remains the definitive biography of Benjamin Banneker, the self-educated mathematician and astronomer who became America's first black scientist. Born a free man in Maryland in 1731, he had little formal education but developed a remarkable aptitude for mathematics. He assisted in surveying the area that was to become the District of Columbia, but his real achievement came with the creation of almanacs. Through much of the 1790s, his work influenced daily life in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. In 1791 he took up his pen and wrote to Thomas Jefferson, arguing that the treatment of blacks in the young United States was unwarranted and unfair
The Christopher Columbus encyclopedia ( Book )
30 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Thinkers and tinkers : early American men of science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson : statesman of science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
This biography follows Jefferson's scientific achievements throughout his entire life, including the establishiment of the Corps of Discovery to map the western territories and the United States Coast Survey to map national coastlines, the training of military engineers, and the establishment of the University of Virginia
Early American scientific instruments and their makers by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Within recent years fairly exhaustive studies have been made on many aspects on American Science and Technology. To make a comprehensive study of American scientific instruments and instrument makers in the American Colonies is no simple matter, partly because of an indifference to the subject in the past, and partly because of the great volume of sources that must be sifted to accomplish it
The Pope's elephant by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and German and held by 517 libraries worldwide
"In this tour de force of original scholarship, Silvio Bendini gives us an elephant's-back view of early modern Europe"--Cover
Moon: man's greatest adventure by Davis Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Jefferson and science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson and his copying machines by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
At the sign of the compass and quadrant : the life and times of Anthony Lamb by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Mechanical universe : the astrarium of Giovanni de' Dondi by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
15 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 libraries worldwide
The scent of time: a study of the use of fire and incense for time measurement in Oriental countries by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Science and instruments in seventeenth-century Italy by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
The trail of time = Shih-chien ti tsu-chi : time measurement with incense in East Asia by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
They served in rituals in Buddhist temples, as replacements for community water clocks in times of drought, as regulators of the flow of water to farmers for irrigation in agricultural regions, and in palaces and government offices for establishing time schedules. In China they became a favored feature of the studios of poets and scholars, a practice that continued to recent times, while in Japan they were also adapted for use in geisha houses
The mace and the gavel : symbols of government in America by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The Borghesi astronomical clock by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Clockwork cosmos : Bernardo Facini and the Farnese planisferologio by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
12 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Declaration of Independence desk, relic of revolution by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The spotted stones by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in Italian and English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Two Italian monks who are imprisoned as spies while on a pilgrimage invent a new game to pass the time in a dungeon
The pulse of time : Galileo Galilei, the determination of longitude, and the pendulum clock by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bedini, Silvio 1917-2007
Bedini, Silvio A., 1917-
Silvio Bedini Amerikaans historicus (1917-2007)
Silvio Bedini amerikansk historikar
Silvio Bedini amerikansk historiker
Silvio Bedini ameriški zgodovinar in arheolog
Silvio Bedini historien américain
Silvio Bedini Science historian
Silvio Bedini storico statunitense
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Languages
English (197)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
Italian (2)
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