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The Resource American science and invention, a pictorial history; : the fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world

American science and invention, a pictorial history; : the fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world

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American science and invention, a pictorial history; : the fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world
Title
American science and invention, a pictorial history;
Title remainder
the fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world
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Language
eng
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ZGM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.W7914 1960
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
American science and invention, a pictorial history; : the fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world
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American science and invention, a pictorial history; : the fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-432)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The boundaries of America -- Trades in America -- The natural philosophers -- Benjamin Franklin -- Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford -- The honest heretic, Joseph Priestley -- From despair to Yankee brag in forty years -- Surveyors of a continent -- Surveyor of the sea -- The men who invented themselves -- The atmosphereic steam engine -- Oliver Evans -- Engineering dynasty -- Robert Fulton -- The Erie Canal -- Eli Whitney -- The first successsful factory -- Lowell Mills -- American perfectibility -- The United States and adjoining territories in the 1820's -- The naturalists -- William Beaumont -- Anesthesia -- Joseph Henry -- Yankee invention and the American myth -- Samuel F.B. Morse -- Charles Goodyear -- The sewing machine -- The reaper and the singing plow -- American engineering -- The steam engine rail road -- Clipper ships -- Forge, pan and Derrick -- The Atlantic cable -- The war telegraph -- The balloonists -- Ordnance -- Iron ships of war -- Torpedo warfare -- The centennial -- George Mortimer Pullman -- The refigerator car -- The million-acre farm -- The age of the machine -- The machine to replace the pen -- George Westinghouse -- Photography -- Astronomy -- Alexander Graham Bell -- The wizard of Menlo Park -- J. Willard Gibbs -- A.A. Michelson -- The horseless carriage -- Robert A. Millikan -- The Wright brothers -- George Ellery Hale -- Lee De Forest -- Irving Langmuir -- The chemical industry -- Electronics -- The second industrial revolution -- Nucleonics -- The chain reaction -- The twentieth century: the halfway mark
Dimensions
32 cm
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Extent
ix, 437 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1115480

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