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Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers

How a Nineteenth-century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life
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Current format, Book, 2016, All copies in use.
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"Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838), a mathematician, astronomer, and insurance executive--and a major agent of Enlightenment-era change ... took his personal work habits and blended them with the certainty and predictability of the science that he studied, creating something completely new for his time: the impersonal…

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