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Scientists and swindlers consulting on coal and oil in America, 1820-1890

Paul. Lucier

2010

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  • Title:
    Scientists and swindlers consulting on coal and oil in America, 1820-1890
  • Author: Paul. Lucier
  • Description: Part 1: Coal. Chaper 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 -- Ch apter 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: American ization of science.
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (443 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781421402857;ISBN 1421402858
  • Subjects: Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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