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Science in the British colonies of America / Raymond Phineas Stearns.

Author/Creator:
Stearns, Raymond Phineas, 1904-1970 author.
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1970. , ©1970
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 766 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Science -- North America -- History.
Medical subjects:
Science -- history.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Urbana.
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Old Science in the New World
3. The New Science Comes to America
4. The Advent of the Royal Society of London
5. The Royal Society's Early Promotions: Virginia
7. The Royal Society's Early Promotions: The West Indies and Hudson's Bay
8. The Southern Mainland Colonies
9. The West Indies
10. The Northern Mainland Colonies
11. The Emergence of American Science
12. Some Observations and Conclusions.
Notes:
"©1970 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 712-717) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Kislak Center copy retains dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1970
Contributor:
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Press. publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0252001206
OCLC:
109727
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