Everyday Nature: Knowledge of the Natural World in Colonial New York

Paperback / softback
In Everyday Nature , Sara S. Gronim shows how scientific advances were received in the early modern world, from the time Europeans settled in America until just before the American Revolution. A fascinating portrait of colonial life, this book traces a series of innovations that were disseminated throughout the Atlantic world during the Enlightenment, and shows how colonial New Yorkers integrated new knowledge into their lives.