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Lincoln the inventor

Lincoln the inventor

Author: Jason Emerson
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Lincoln the Inventor, Jason Emerson offers the first treatment of Abraham Lincoln's invention of a device to buoy vessels over shoals and its subsequent patent as more than mere historical footnote. In this book, Emerson shows how, when, where, and why Lincoln created his invention; how his penchant for inventions and inventiveness was part of his larger political belief in internal improvements and free labor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Emerson, Jason, 1975-
Lincoln the inventor.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008022773
(OCoLC)229446307
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Emerson
ISBN: 9781441623348 1441623345 9780809386710 0809386712 1280696893 9781280696893 0809328976 9780809328970
OCLC Number: 459791593
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 111 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Abraham Lincoln's mechanical mind --
Lincoln's lecture on discoveries and inventions : the unknown draft --
Appendix 1 : patent no. 6.469, May 22, 1849, Buoying vessels over shoals, Abraham Lincoln, of Springfield, Illinois --
Appendix 2 : Lincoln's first and second lectures on discoveries and inventions.
Responsibility: Jason Emerson.

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Offers a treatment of Abraham Lincoln's invention of a device to buoy vessels over shoals. This book shows how, when, where, and why Lincoln created his invention and demonstrates how his penchant  Read more...
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‘Lincoln the inventor’ by Jason Emerson

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Review of ‘Lincoln the inventor’ by Jason Emerson

CITATION: Emerson, J. (2009). Lincoln the inventor. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Reviewer: Dr William P. Palmer

Abraham Lincoln was the only United States President to have successfully...
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