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Government in science; the U.S. Geological Survey, 1867-1894.

Author: Thomas G Manning
Publisher: [Lexington] Univ. of Kentucky Press [©1967]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manning, Thomas G.
Government in science.
[Lexington] Univ. of Kentucky Press [©1967]
(OCoLC)654576668
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Manning
OCLC Number: 675640
Description: xiv, 257 pages illustrations
Contents: Ch. 1. Federal science in the trans-Mississippi west after 1865 --
Ch. 2. The founding of the U.S. Geological Survey in 1879 --
Ch. 3. A bureau of mines and mining --
Ch. 4. Research in geology and paleontology --
Ch. 5. Advancement in topography: the national map --
Ch. 6. The new position of practical science --
Ch. 7. Congress grants permanence, 1886 --
Ch. 8. Yellowstone Park: the geological survey and conservation --
Ch. 9. The irrigation survey: science and reform --
Ch. 10. Interval of decline, 1892-1894 --
Ch. 11. Epilogue: the survey in the twentieth century.

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