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David I Spanagel explores the origins of American eology *AND THE CULTURE THAT HELPED GIVE IT RISE FOCUSING *the culture that helped ive it rise focusing 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 DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton shows how a cluster of assumptions about the peculiar landscape and entrepreneurial spirit of New York came to define the "Empire StateSpanagel sheds light on a particularly innovative and fruitful period of interplay " StateSpanagel sheds light on a particularly innovative and fruitful period of interplay science politics art and literature in Ame. DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton

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He mid 1820s mounted the most concerted effort to find answers to these large uestions of natural history Both eographic conditions and historical forces led Amos Eaton and his wealthy patron Stephen Van Rensselaer to open the Rensselaer School at Troy New York in 1826 Eaton thus 6 1/2 Body Parts (Body Movers, gave America its firsteneration of professional scientists many of whom professional organizations standards of practice still *ACTIVE TODAYDEEPLY RESEARCHED THIS BOOK WILL *todayDeeply researched this book will historians of nineteenth American and science politics and technological development. Rican history New Yorkers' romantic views of natural majesty and ideas about improving the land influenced scientific ideas and other features of contemporary culture The life of Amos Eaton provides a lens through which readers ain fresh awareness of scientific knowledge economic Amos Eaton provides a lens through which readers ain fresh awareness of scientific knowledge economic and cultural values during the first half of the nineteenth century Scientists *of the time were fascinated by uestions such as How is the earth When did time begin *the time were fascinated by uestions such How old is the earth When did time begin might the passage of time have shaped and reshaped the original landscapeIn the United States New Yorkers of ,