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Patronage, Practice, and the Culture of American Science: Alexander Dallas Bache and the U. S. Coast Survey

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An analysis of Alexander Dallas Bache, 'chief' of the nineteenth-century scientific community during the second third of the nineteenth century.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Becoming a man of science; 2. Reforming American science; 3. Background to reform; 4. Mobilizing for government science; 5. Reforming the Coast Survey; 6. Providing patronage for American science; 7. Practising government science; Notes.

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'Hugh Slotten's lucid and perceptive work deepens our understanding of the scientific enterprise in 19th-century America.' Paul Boyer, University of Wisconsin 'All readers will take pleasure in his broad research, lucid narrative, and gift for synthesis.' John W. Servos, Amherst College 'Slotten integrates the history of science into the history of American culture, pointing out the tensions between elitist professionalism and democracy.' Daniel Walker Howe, Oxford University ' ... timely and well-written book.' New Scientist
EAN: 9780521433952
ISBN: 0521433959
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2011
Seitenanzahl: 244 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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