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Robert Hare (1781--1858): An Early American Scientist and Inventor on the 225th Anniversary of His Birth (2006)


On the occasion of the 225th anniversary of the birth of Robert Hare (1781--1858), one of the United States' early great scientists, this article recounts his life and achievements with an emphasis on his inventions such as the oxy-hydrogen blowtorch.

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Authors & Contributors
Kauffman, George B.
Govoni, Paola
Saltzman, Martin D.
Travis, Anthony S.
Federlin, Paul
Bresadola, Marco
The Chemical Educator
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Revue d'Histoire de la Pharmacie
Smithsonian Journal of History
Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Centro Internazionale per la Storia delle Università e della Scienza
University of Virginia Press
Grove Press
Reaktion Books
Boydell Press
Memorials; commemorations
Inventors and invention
Nobel Prizes
Hare, Robert
Clarke, Edward Daniel
Gerhardt, Charles Frederic
Jefferson, Thomas
Priestley, Joseph
Lomonosov, Mikhail Vasilevich
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century
20th century, early
17th century
United States
Great Britain
American Chemical Society
University of Pennsylvania

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