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400 Years Of Freethought
Samuel Porter Putnam
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Jon Meacham
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman, Jacob Grimm
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
Jennifer Michael Hecht
The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America
Paul E. Johnson, Sean Wilentz

A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America

A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America - James Delbourgo Medical electricity is one of the many elements of early American science and culture that's now nearly forgotten. This book raises interesting questions about cultural change as it traces the story of early attempts to understand electricity and life in the late-18th, early-19th centuries.