Article ID: CBB000058834

Thomas Jefferson and Douwes' method for determining latitude (1987)

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Description Focuses on Jefferson's mathematical ability, with his use of Douwes' method as a sort of case study.


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Authors & Contributors
Valsania, Maurizio
Thomson, Keith Stewart
Aymonin, Gérard G.
Bedini, Silvio A.
López Piñero, José María
Glick, Thomas F.
Journals
Annales de Bretagne et des Pays de l'Ouest
Eighteenth-Century Studies
American Quarterly
History of Psychology
Journal of the History of Ideas
Journal Electronique d'Histoire des Probabilités et de la Statistique
Publishers
University of Virginia Press
Universidad Valencia, C.S.I.C.
Yale University Press
Oxford University Press
New York University Press
Liveright Publishing Corporation A Division of W.W. Norton and Company
Concepts
Nature
Biographies
Definition of human; human nature
Natural history
Science and society
Presidents
People
Jefferson, Thomas
Madison, James
Adams, John
Bru de Ramón, Juan Bautista
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Turner, Frederick Jackson
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
Enlightenment
17th century
Places
United States
France
North America: United States; Canada
Virginia (U.S.)
North America
Institutions
Virginia, University of
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