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The Resource DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton : geology and power in early New York, David I. Spanagel

DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton : geology and power in early New York, David I. Spanagel

Label
DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton : geology and power in early New York
Title
DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton
Title remainder
geology and power in early New York
Statement of responsibility
David I. Spanagel
Title variation
Geology and power in early New York
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the origins of American geology and the culture that helped give it rise, focusing on Amos Eaton, the educator and amateur scientist who founded the Rensselaer School, and on DeWitt Clinton, the masterful politician who led the movement for the Erie Canal
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spanagel, David I
Dewey number
  • 557.47092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.E3
LC item number
S65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eaton, Amos
  • Clinton, DeWitt
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Geology
  • Geology
  • Geology
  • Scientists
  • Politicians
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton : geology and power in early New York, David I. Spanagel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preamble -- Introduction: Meeting place for waters and students of Earth history -- Part I. Exploring New York State -- Invitations to study the Earth's past -- Natural sciences and civic virtues -- The landlord and the ex-convict -- Part II. Engineering for a New World's geology -- Clinton's ditch -- Eaton's agricultural and geological surveys -- Empire State exports -- Part III. Entertaining deep time and the sublime -- Literary naturalists -- Kindred spirits -- Rocks, reverence, and religion -- Conclusion: Echoes of New York's embrace of the geological imperative
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781421411040
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013025010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton : geology and power in early New York, David I. Spanagel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preamble -- Introduction: Meeting place for waters and students of Earth history -- Part I. Exploring New York State -- Invitations to study the Earth's past -- Natural sciences and civic virtues -- The landlord and the ex-convict -- Part II. Engineering for a New World's geology -- Clinton's ditch -- Eaton's agricultural and geological surveys -- Empire State exports -- Part III. Entertaining deep time and the sublime -- Literary naturalists -- Kindred spirits -- Rocks, reverence, and religion -- Conclusion: Echoes of New York's embrace of the geological imperative
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781421411040
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013025010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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