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A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders

Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America

A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders( )
Author: Delbourgo, James
ISBN:978-0-674-02299-7
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.50
Book Description:

Delbourgo traces electricity through early American culture, exploring the relationships amongst human, natural, and divine powers in the 18th century. By examining natural philosophers, showmen, preachers, and medical therapists, he shows how electrical experiences were connected to cultural concerns that defined the American Enlightenment.

Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Science / Physics / Electricity
Science / History
Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.655 x 8.463 x 1.178 Inches
Book Weight:1.285 Pounds



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