The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876

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The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876
The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876 book cover.jpg
Author Robert V. Bruce
Country US
Genre history
Publisher Knopf
Publication date
1987
Pages 464
Awards Pulitzer Prize for History
ISBN 978-1597401920

The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876 is a 1987 nonfiction book by American historian Robert V. Bruce, published by Knopf.[1] The book is a social history chronicling a three-decade period in American science. It won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for History.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephens, Lester D. (September 18, 1987). "The launching of modern American science, 1846-1876". Science.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved December 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ Bryan Marguard (January 30, 2008). "Robert Bruce, 84; BU professor won Pulitzer for history". The Boston Globe.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved 8 December 2012.