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The First century of the republic: a review of American progress.
Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper & Brothers, 1876.
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2 pages l., [7]-506 pages : illustrations (including portraits, maps) ; 25 cm
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"Nearly all of the papers here published were originally contributed to Harper's magazine."--Publisher's advertisement.
I. Introduction: colonial progress, by E. Lawrence.--II. Mechanical progress by E.H. Knight.--III. Progress in manufacture, by D.A. Wells.--IV. Agricultural progress, by W.H. Brewer.--V. The development of our mineral resources, by T.S. Hunt.--VI. Commercial development, by E. Atkinson.--VII. Growth and distribution of population, by F.A. Walker.--VIII. Monetary development, by W.G. Sumner.--IX. The experiment of the union, with its preparations, by T.D. Woolsey ...--X. Educational progress, by E. Lawrence.--XI. Scientific progress: 1. The exact sciences, by F.A.P. Barnard. 2. Natural science, by T. Gill.--XII. A century of American literature, by E.P. Whipple.--XIII. Progress of the fine arts, by S.S. Conant.--XIV. Medical and sanitary progress, by A. Flint.--XV. American jurisprudence, by B.V. Abbott.--XVI. Humanitarian progress, by C.L. Brace.--XVII. Religious development, by J.F. Hurst.
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