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Contents List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction • Money for Science 1 PART 1 COAL Chapter 1 • Geological Enterprise 11 Chapter 2 • The Strange Case of the Albert Mineral 41 Chapter 3 • The American Sciences of Coal 69 Chapter 4 • Mining Science 108 PART 2 KEROSENE Chapter 5 • The Technological Science of Kerosene 143 Chapter 6 • The Kerosene Cases 162 PART 3 PETROLEUM Chapter 7 • The Rock Oil Report 189 Chapter 8 • The Elusive Nature of Oil and Its Markets 208 Chapter 9 • The Search for Oil and Oil-Finding Experts 244 Chapter 10 • California Crude 273 Epilogue • Americanization of Science 313 Notes 325 Essay on Sources 397 Index 411 This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9781421402857
Related ISBN
9780801890031
MARC Record
OCLC
612809998
Pages
448
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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