The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846-1876 by Robert V. Bruce

This book explores the birth and development of modern American science between 1846 and 1876. It details how the United States transformed from a scientifically backward nation into a world leader in scientific research and development. The author delves into the lives and contributions of key figures during this period, including naturalists, inventors, and industrialists. The book also examines the establishment of major scientific institutions and the impact of the Civil War on scientific progress.

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