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Bedini, Silvio A.

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Works: 193 works in 439 publications in 3 languages and 10,348 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Folklore  Juvenile works  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Collector
Classifications: QB36.B22, B
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Publications about Silvio A Bedini
Publications by Silvio A Bedini
Publications by Silvio A Bedini, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Silvio A Bedini
The Christopher Columbus encyclopedia ( Book )
21 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
The life of Benjamin Banneker by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 1,268 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
Thinkers and tinkers : early American men of science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
15 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson : statesman of science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Early American scientific instruments and their makers by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
21 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 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
Moon: man's greatest adventure by Davis Thomas( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 libraries worldwide
The Pope's elephant by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and German and held by 513 libraries worldwide
"In this tour de force of original scholarship, Silvio Bendini gives us an elephant's-back view of early modern Europe"--Cover
The life of Benjamin Banneker : the first African-American man of science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Banneker, a free, black tobacco planter in Baltimore County in the 1700s, taught himself mathematics and astronomy late in life, earning a place among early American scientists
Jefferson and science by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Thomas Jefferson and his copying machines by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
At the sign of the compass and quadrant : the life and times of Anthony Lamb by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 265 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 )
10 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Mechanical universe : the astrarium of Giovanni de' Dondi by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
13 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Patrons, artisans, and instruments of science, 1600-1750 by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The mace and the gavel : symbols of government in America by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Science and instruments in seventeenth-century Italy by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The trail of time = Shih-chien ti tsu-chi : time measurement with incense in East Asia by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
This book will not only appeal to students of Chinese and Japanese history, but will also prove useful to museum curators and particularly to the fast growing body of collectors of these exotic devices in the Western world and in East Asia. Excellent illustrations range from early East Asian forms of timekeeping to a large variety of incense time-measurers, with their intriguing functional designs, and beautifully executed decoration, demonstrating the highest quality of workmanship
The Borghesi astronomical clock by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Clockwork cosmos : Bernardo Facini and the Farnese planisferologio by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Declaration of Independence desk, relic of revolution by Silvio A Bedini( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bedini, Silvio 1917-2007
Languages
English (197)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
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