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Author Name    Manning, Thomas G.

Title   U.S. COAST SURVEY VS. NAVAL HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE: A 19th-Century Rivalry in Science and Politics

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Fine in light blue cloth, lettered in darker blue to the spine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 202 pages, notes, essay on sources, and an index.

Edition   First edition. A volume in the History of American Science and Technology series.

Publisher   Tuscaloosa and London: The University of Alabama Press, (1988).

ISBN Number    0817303901 / 9780817303907

Seller ID   33314.00

A study of the rivalry between the civilian Coast Survey and the military Hydrographic Office during the years following the Civil War, which become a contest between quality science and research and political powers and governmental favor.

American History. Naval History. Politics.

Price = 15.00 USD



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