Coverart for item
The Resource The first scientific American : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius, Joyce E. Chaplin

The first scientific American : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius, Joyce E. Chaplin

Label
The first scientific American : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius
Title
The first scientific American
Title remainder
Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius
Statement of responsibility
Joyce E. Chaplin
Title variation
Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the brilliant founding father concentrates on Franklin's scientific career and the impact of his intellectual gifts on America's development
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
170492
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chaplin, Joyce E
Dewey number
509/.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.F8
LC item number
C47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Scientists
  • Statesmen
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius
Label
The first scientific American : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius, Joyce E. Chaplin
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip066/2006000125.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-404) and index
Contents
Genius -- Head and hands -- Man of letters -- Experiments and observations -- The Franklin paradox -- Distance -- Wrecked -- The science of war -- Final accounts -- Afterlife
Control code
ocm62897551
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 421 p.
Isbn
9780465009558
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006000125
Other control number
9780465009558
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The first scientific American : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius, Joyce E. Chaplin
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip066/2006000125.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-404) and index
Contents
Genius -- Head and hands -- Man of letters -- Experiments and observations -- The Franklin paradox -- Distance -- Wrecked -- The science of war -- Final accounts -- Afterlife
Control code
ocm62897551
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 421 p.
Isbn
9780465009558
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006000125
Other control number
9780465009558
Other physical details
ill., maps

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
Processing Feedback ...