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1600-1754: Science and Medicine

1600-1754: Chapter Eleven: Science and Medicine

by RUSSELL LAWSON

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 374

OVERVIEW 382

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Almanacs 384

Noreasters 384

Astronomy 385

Craftsmen 386

Colonial Ironworks 387

Explorers 388

Mapping New England 388

Farm Life 389

Water Mills 389

Franklins Experiments 390

The Franklin Stove 391

Geography: The First American Science 392

Ebenezer Kinnersleys Science Show 394

The Inoculation Controversy 394

Natural Theology 395

Physicians 396

The Pennsylvania Hospital 397

Women 397

A Wooden World 398

The Birch-bark Canoe 399

HEADLINE MAKERS

John Bartram 400

Jane Colden 400

Benjamin Franklin 401

Louis Hennepin 402

John Josselyn 403

Cotton Mather 403

PUBLICATIONS 404

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