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Yankee science in the making

Author: Dirk J Struik; James Harvey Young
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1948.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Struik, Dirk Jan, 1894-
Yankee science in the making.
Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1948
(OCoLC)592871471
Online version:
Struik, Dirk Jan, 1894-
Yankee science in the making.
Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1948
(OCoLC)593983959
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk J Struik; James Harvey Young
OCLC Number: 1088038
Description: xiii, 430 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Beginnings: The colonial setting --
pt. 2. The Federalist Period: The revolutionary years --
The practical navigators --
Turnpike and towpath --
The beginnings of mass production --
Lecture hall and textbook --
pt. 3. The Jacksonian Period: The surveys --
Humanists and humanitarians --
Steam, water, electricity --
The great naturalists --
Science and religion --
Sky and ocean --
The scientific schools.
Responsibility: by Dirk J. Struik.

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