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The Pursuit of knowledge in the early American Republic

American scientific and learned societies from colonial times to the Civil War

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Learned institutions and societies -- United States -- History -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alexandra Oleson and Sanborn C. Brown.
      ContributionsOleson, Alexandra, 1939-, Brown, Sanborn Conner, 1913-, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS25 .P87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 372 p. ;
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5209460M
      ISBN 100801816793
      LC Control Number75036941

      Cameron’s forthcoming book takes American scientific thought and discoveries away from the learned societies, museums, and teaching halls of the Northeast (i.e., Hindle’s subjects in The Pursuit of Science) and puts the production of knowledge about the natural world in the context of competing empires and an expanding republic in the Gulf. Named the "Father of American Psychiatry" by the American Psychiatry Association, Benjamin Rush was born in and spent his life in an avid pursuit of knowledge. Diverse and talented, he signed the Declaration of Independence in , became a member of the Continental Congress and discovered the cure for yellow fever, and was actively.

        EXETER – Water Street Bookstore is hosting Kabria Baumgartner, author of “In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in Antebellum America,” for a talk and signing on. American Revolution and the early republic. Though about 20 percent of the population, African Americans simply did not exist in the pres story of how the Rev-olution proceeded and how the search for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” affected those most deprived of these unalienable rights. Nor did textbooks take any notice.

        Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge examines how celebrated Northern Renaissance artists contributed to the scientific investigations of the 16th century. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue challenge the perception of artists as illustrators in the service of scientists. Artists’ printed images served as both instruments for research and agents in the dissemination of knowledge. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is emerging as a powerhouse across a range of emerging technologies, and Chinese leaders recognize today’s technological revolution as a critical, even.


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