The first scientific American : : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius

Title The first scientific American : : Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius
Names Chaplin, Joyce E.
Book Number BR016941
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Harvard professor highlights the scientific discoveries of American founding father Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) that enabled his involvement in political affairs. Describes the transatlantic community of Enlightenment scientists and Franklin's international renown due to his pathbreaking research on electricity, asbestos, the Gulf Stream, and other topics. 2006.
Local Subject Sciences - SCI
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Long Book - LO
Braille Book Review, Sep-Oct 2008 - B508
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Scientists - United States - Biography
Statesmen - United States - Biography
Call Number 509.2 B ANF
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2006 (National Braille Press, transcribing agency. National Braille Press, distributor.)
Original Publication Transcribed from: New York : Basic Books, c2006. 0465009557
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