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Author Lucier, Paul
Title Scientists and Swindlers : Consulting on Coal and Oil in America, 1820-1890
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
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Descript 1 online resource (443 pages)
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Series Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology Ser
Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Money for Science -- PART 1 COAL -- Chapter 1 Geological Enterprise -- Chapter 2 The Strange Case of the Albert Mineral -- Chapter 3 The American Sciences of Coal -- Chapter 4 Mining Science -- PART 2 KEROSENE -- Chapter 5 The Technological Science of Kerosene -- Chapter 6 The Kerosene Cases -- PART 3 PETROLEUM -- Chapter 7 The Rock Oil Report -- Chapter 8 The Elusive Nature of Oil and Its Markets -- Chapter 9 The Search for Oil and Oil-Finding Experts -- Chapter 10 California Crude -- Epilogue: Americanization of Science -- Notes -- Essay on Sources -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lucier, Paul Scientists and Swindlers : Consulting on Coal and Oil in America, 1820-1890 Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2008 9780801890031
Subject Science and law - United States - History - 19th century
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