The Resource Jefferson's shadow : the story of his science, Keith Thomson

Jefferson's shadow : the story of his science, Keith Thomson

Label
Jefferson's shadow : the story of his science
Title
Jefferson's shadow
Title remainder
the story of his science
Statement of responsibility
Keith Thomson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Founding Fathers being aware of the significance of their lives and usually painstakingly wrote down their thoughts and actions, sometimes through letters and at other times just journalizing what was going on at the time so that following generations would have a better understanding of them and history. As much as possibe the actual writing with sometimes peculiar spelling to us but unique to the author. This work reveals the knowledge and learning of Thomas Jefferson in regards to the science at that time
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Keith Stewart
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.2
LC item number
.T56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Science
  • Science
  • Gelehrsamkeit
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Science
Label
Jefferson's shadow : the story of his science, Keith Thomson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost: one large moose -- The man who could not live without books -- Schooling, formal and informal -- A measured and orderly world -- Science and the mastodon -- The natural history of Virginia and America -- Mountains and shells -- On fossils and extinction -- Europe and the peoples of America -- Natural history, slavery, and race -- The color of their skin -- The Paris years -- The practical scientist -- Climate and geography -- Redeeming the wilderness -- The unknown west -- "His theories I cannot admire" -- Philosophers unwelcome -- Transcendental truths -- Epilogue: measuring the shadow -- Appendix: Jefferson's letter on climate to Jean Baptiste Le Roy
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780300205930
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012022590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785864721
  • (OCoLC)ocn785864721
Label
Jefferson's shadow : the story of his science, Keith Thomson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost: one large moose -- The man who could not live without books -- Schooling, formal and informal -- A measured and orderly world -- Science and the mastodon -- The natural history of Virginia and America -- Mountains and shells -- On fossils and extinction -- Europe and the peoples of America -- Natural history, slavery, and race -- The color of their skin -- The Paris years -- The practical scientist -- Climate and geography -- Redeeming the wilderness -- The unknown west -- "His theories I cannot admire" -- Philosophers unwelcome -- Transcendental truths -- Epilogue: measuring the shadow -- Appendix: Jefferson's letter on climate to Jean Baptiste Le Roy
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780300205930
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012022590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785864721
  • (OCoLC)ocn785864721

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