Alexander Dallas Bache: Science and Technology in the American Idiom

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As Reingold himself explains, the work is meant to "place him [Bache] in juxtaposition to natural history and to the conservation movement" and that the work attempts to explain Bache's significance "beyond his historical position in the succession of individuals who have dominated the formulation of national science policy."


  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey


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Also published in Reingold, Nathan, SCIENCE AMERICAN STYLE, Rutgers University Press, 1991. Includes detailed notes.

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Technology and Culture Vol. 11 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,




  • Natural History
  • Natural history

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pp. 163-177

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