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
AuthorRobert V. Bruce
CountryUnited States
GenreHistory
PublisherKnopf
Publication date
1987
Pages464
AwardsPulitzer Prize for History
ISBN978-1597401920

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). Archived from the original on June 10, 2014. 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). Archived from the original on June 10, 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2012.