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Joseph Henry: The Rise of an Ameican Scientist

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Joseph Henry: The Rise of an Ameican Scientist - Moyer, Albert E

By the time of his death in 1878, Joseph Henry was America's most eminent physical scientist. His achievements in the study of electricity, magnetism, and telegraphy earned him a 30-year tenure as the first secretary of the Smithsonian. This biography illuminates not only the character of 19th-century scientific exploration but also the place of ... Read More

Joseph Henry: The Rise of an Ameican Scientist 1997, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781560987765

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