Catalogue


The Francis Daniel Pastorius reader : writings by an early American polymath /
edited by: Patrick M. Erben ; associate editors, Alfred L. Brophy and Margo M. Lambert.
imprint
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]
description
xxvii, 451 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
ISBN
027108328X, 9780271083285
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imprint
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]
isbn
027108328X
9780271083285
contents note
Writings on the founding of Germantown and descriptions of early Pennsylvania -- Writings on religious controversy -- Writings on education -- Commonplace, encyclopedic, and bibliographic writings -- Poetry -- Letters and correspondence -- Practical advice on gardening, agriculture, and medicine -- Legal and civic writings.
abstract
"A comprehensive overview of the writings of Francis Daniel Pastorius, founder of Germantown, lawyer, educator, and early modern polymath. Includes many of Pastorius's unpublished manuscripts as well as new translations of German-language tracts printed in his lifetime"--Provided by publisher.
language note
Texts are reproduced in Pastorius' own English or in original translations from German, Latin, French, and Dutch.
catalogue key
12779234
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-442) and index.

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