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The Ingenious Dr. Franklin Selected Scientific Letters of Benjamin Franklin (Pennsylvania Paperbacks) by Nathan G. Goodman

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of science,
  • Inventions & inventors,
  • U.S. History - Colonial Period (1607-1775),
  • Literary Collections,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • USA,
  • United States - 18th Century,
  • American - General,
  • Scientists - Inventors,
  • Franklin, Benjamin,
  • History-United States - 18th Century,
  • Literary Collections / Letters,
  • Literary Collections-American - General,
  • Science,
  • Scientists,
  • Letters

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8004282M
ISBN 100812210670
ISBN 109780812210675

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The Ingenious Dr. Franklin: Selected Scientific Letters of Benjamin Franklin By Benjamin Franklin; Nathan G. Goodman University of Pennsylvania Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or . The Ingenious Dr. Franklin, an outstanding collection of Benjamin Franklin's scientific correspondence, has long been unavailable yet deserves a place beside his Autobiography as essential reading for everyone interested in history, wit, and invention. Portioned into three sections, "Practical Schemes and Suggestions," "Diverse Experiments and Observations," and . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages frontispiece (portrait) illustrations 22 cm: Contents: Preface --The ingenious Dr. Franklin --Practical schemes and suggestions: Daylight saving --Treatment for gout --Cold air bath --Electrical treatment for paralysis --Lead poisoning --Rules of health and long life --The art of . THE INGENIOUS Dr. FRANKLIN ON his second voyage to England Benjamin Franklin barely escaped shipwreck off Falmouth. In a letter to his wife he reported the occurrence which called forth, as usual, a reaction with a practical slant: "Perhaps I should on.

The ingenious Dr. Franklin selected scientific letters of Benjamin Franklin, Franklin's most entertaining speculative letters on a variety of subjects: the first balloon ascensions, electrocution, daylight saving, bifocal glasses, magic squares, his famous Kite and Stove, and so on. Title: Book Reviews: The Ingenious Dr. Franklin: Authors: Goodman, Nathan G. Publication: Popular Astronomy, Vol. 40, p Publication Date: 00/ An outstanding collection of Benjamin Franklin's scientific correspondence, The Ingenious Dr. Franklin has long been unavailable yet deserves a place beside his Autobiography as essential reading for everyone interested in history, wit, and invention. Portioned into three. Book Description: The Ingenious Dr. Franklin, an outstanding collection of Benjamin Franklin's scientific correspondence, has long been unavailable yet deserves a place beside his Autobiography as essential reading for everyone interested in history, wit, and invention. Portioned into three sections, "Practical Schemes and Suggestions," "Diverse Experiments .