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Author Carter, Christopher Ray, 1974-

Title Magnetic fever : global imperialism and empiricism in the nineteenth century / Christopher Carter.

Published Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2009.

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 UniM ERC  550.72041 CART    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvi, 168 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Transactions of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge ; v. 99, pt. 4.
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 99, pt. 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A fitting enterprise of a maritime people -- The knowledge of many-- attainable by one -- Worthy a great national undertaking -- We should also contribute our mite -- An ample harvest of precious facts -- Knowledge and philanthropy among the nations of the Earth.
Subject Geophysics -- Research -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Geophysics -- Research -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Science and state -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Science and state -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Research -- Great Britain -- International cooperation -- History -- 19th century.
Research -- United States -- International cooperation -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781606189948