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American Philosophical Society
Passive Tranquillity: The Sculpture of Filippo della Valle: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (vol. 87, part 5)
Eric R. Papenfuse (au)
Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1825), a prominent attorney & U.S. Congressman from S. Carolina & Maryland, was one of the most influential Federalists of the early national period. The Southís leading proponent of the Jay Treaty, a framer of the Sedition Act, the powerful chairman of the House Ways & Means Comm., a dogged supported of Aaron Burr, an outspoken counsel for John Pickering & Samuel Chase, & 2-time failed V.P. candidate, Harper is traditionally remembered as an extreme example of unthinking, reactionary conservatism in an era of intense partisanship & bitter sectional conflict. In this revisionist account, Papenfuse reinterprets Harperís political philosophy in light of his personal struggle with the moral dilemma of slavery. Illustrations.
Johann Schonerís Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study: Transactions, APS (Vol. 100, Part 5)
Treason on Trial in Revolutionary Pennsylvania: APS Transactions Vol. 101 #2
Descriptive Catalogue of the Sanskrit Astronomical Manuscripts Preserved at the Maharaja Man Singh II Museum un Jaipur, India (Memoir 250)
Descended from Darwin: Insights into the History of Evolutionary Studies, 1900-1970 (Transactions 99, Part 1)
Peiresc's History of Provence: Antiquarianism and the Discovery of a Medieval Mediterranean (APS Transaction 101 #3)
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