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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.

Author: Mitchell A Wilson
Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books, 1960.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell A Wilson
OCLC Number: 1115480
Description: ix, 437 pages illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits 32 cm
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.

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