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Author Lucier, Paul, 1962- author.

Title Scientists and swindlers : consulting on coal and oil in America, 1820-1890 / Paul Lucier.

Publication Info. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (443 pages) : map.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology
Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Coal -- Geological enterprise -- The strange case of the Albert mineral -- The American sciences of coal -- Mining science -- Kerosene -- The technological science of kerosene -- The kerosene cases -- Petroleum -- The rock oil report -- The elusive nature of oil and its markets -- The search for oil and oil-finding experts -- California crude -- Americanization of science.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Science and industry -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Coal trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Coal trade -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Science and law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lucier, Paul. Scientists and swindlers : consulting on coal and oil in America, 1820-1890. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008 Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology 9780801890031
ISBN 9780801890031 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801890039 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421402857 (e-book)

 
    
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