Thomas Jefferson: Statesman of Science

Thomas Jefferson: Statesman of Science
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0028970411
ISBN13: 
9780028970417
Pages: 
616
Published: 
February 1st 1990 by MacMillan Publishing Company
Rating: 
3.0

Inventor, botanist, geographer, archaeologist, architect, tireless recorder of the natural world--Bedini gives us the Jefferson that not only forged the politics of America, but made scientific progress synonymous with the spirit of America. 24 photographs.

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