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The Resource Benjamin Banneker : surveyor, astronomer, publisher, patriot, Charles Cerami

Benjamin Banneker : surveyor, astronomer, publisher, patriot, Charles Cerami

Label
Benjamin Banneker : surveyor, astronomer, publisher, patriot
Title
Benjamin Banneker
Title remainder
surveyor, astronomer, publisher, patriot
Statement of responsibility
Charles Cerami
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life of Benjamin Banneker, providing information on his extraordinary mathematical and analytical abilities, his photographic memory, his role in the planning of Washington, D.C., and his "Banneker's Almanac," which was celebrated for the accuracy of the celestial movements it provided navigators and its weather forecasts
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Benjamin Banneker : surveyor, astronomer, publisher, patriot, Charles Cerami
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-245) and index
Contents
The prince and the convict -- Lessons, precious and painful -- The lurking terror -- A door opens wider -- The great unknown -- Enter the Ellicotts -- Turning night into day -- The unfinished revolution -- Attracted to the city -- Meanwhile, at Mount Vernon -- Astonishing choices -- Back home to plant ... and publish -- A declaration of indignation -- A Founder 's crafty response -- A place among the greats -- The sage 's years of glory -- Living off the land again -- Ennobled by flame -- Appendix I: The Dogon ancestors -- Appendix II: A significant similarity
Control code
48265548
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780471387527
Lccn
2001046960
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Benjamin Banneker : surveyor, astronomer, publisher, patriot, Charles Cerami
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-245) and index
Contents
The prince and the convict -- Lessons, precious and painful -- The lurking terror -- A door opens wider -- The great unknown -- Enter the Ellicotts -- Turning night into day -- The unfinished revolution -- Attracted to the city -- Meanwhile, at Mount Vernon -- Astonishing choices -- Back home to plant ... and publish -- A declaration of indignation -- A Founder 's crafty response -- A place among the greats -- The sage 's years of glory -- Living off the land again -- Ennobled by flame -- Appendix I: The Dogon ancestors -- Appendix II: A significant similarity
Control code
48265548
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9780471387527
Lccn
2001046960
Other physical details
illustrations

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