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Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers

BySilvio A. Bedini

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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Silvio Bedini (January 17, 1917 – November 14, 2007) was an American historian, specialising in early scientific instruments. He was Historian Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, where he served on the professional staff for twenty-five years, retiring in 1987.Bedini was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut in 1917.In 1958 he accepted an invitation to write a brochure about the history of his hometown for its 250th anniversary, a project that just three months later resulted in a 411-page book titled Ridgefield in Review.In 1961 he accepted the offer of a position in Washington, D.C. as curator in the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the Smithsonian Institution in the new Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), which was under construction. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvio_Bedini

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Publication Date
Jun 7, 2016
Language
English
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Silvio A. Bedini

Specifications

Pages
272
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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