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The Scientific Writings Of James Smithson

by James Smithson

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWilliam Jones Rhees (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10570812M
ISBN 100548260486
ISBN 109780548260487

This book's main problem is less a problem with the book and more an issue with the fact that we know very little about James Smithson (in large part because of a fire at the castle in that destroyed all his papers) and what The scientific writings of James Smithson James Smithson (Landmarks of science / ed. by Harold Hartley, Duane H. D. Roller) Readex Microprint, マイクロ形態(マイクロオペーク)

  James Smithson (c. ), founding donor of the Smithsonian Institution, was born in in France with the name James Lewis Macie. The illegitimate son of Elizabeth Hungerford Keate Macie and Hugh Smithson, 1st Duke of Northumberland, he changed his name as well as his citizenship, becoming a naturalized British citizen around the age of ten. After his parents' death, he became /stories/james-smithson-founder-smithsonian-institution. Robert Smithson, a land artist who ranked within his genre with the likes of Andy Warhol, was known for his famous piece the Spiral Jetty and for his deep and philosophical questioning of time and place and in particular of the space known as the conventional collection of his writings and the deep metaphors that they represent have in this instance made an art museum of the book  › Society, Politics & Philosophy › Social Sciences › Communication Studies.

  SMITHSON, JAMES (), British chemist and mineralogist and founder of the Smithsonian Institution at Washington, natural son of Hugh Smithson, 1st duke of Northumberland, by Mrs Elizabeth Keate Macie, a granddaughter of Sir George ,_James. James Smithson died J , and, six years later, so did his childless nephew. America, therefore, was to be the beneficiary of about $, inherited by Smithson from his mother's family


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