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Science at the American Frontier

A Biography of DeWitt Bristol Brace

by David Cahan

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Science: General Issues,
  • United States,
  • Physicists,
  • Brace, D. B.,
  • History Of Higher Education,
  • History Of Science,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Science / Physics,
  • 1859-1905,
  • Physics,
  • Higher,
  • (De Witt Bristol),,
  • Biography,
  • Brace, D. B

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904946M
    ISBN 100803215088
    ISBN 109780803215085

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