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U.S. Coast Survey vs. Naval Hydrographic Office: A 19th-Century Rivalry in Science and Politics
by Thomas G. Manning
University of Alabama Press, 1988
Paper: 978-0-8173-5080-2 | Cloth: 978-0-8173-0390-7
Library of Congress Classification VK597.U6M36 1988
Dewey Decimal Classification 526.990973

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
This historical study examines a crucial phase of the relations of science and politics in the post-Civil War period: the long rivalry between the civilian Coast Survey and the military Hydrographic office, both government science agencies.

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