The Pitfalls Of Joseph Priestley

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The Pitfalls and Triumphs of Joseph Priestley Steven Johnson, author of several books with a scientific focus, published a particular novel entitled The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America. This novel chronicled the life and times of Joseph Priestley, a man who--as the title hints--more than dabbled in the introspective realms of the early sciences, religion, and politics. Though he may be less than a household name today, Priestley made an unforgettable indentation in each subject of his studies, his pool of friends and foes even including such giants as Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, men revered as the fathers of this country. To this day, his work has had a ripple effect
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