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Confederate Invention

The Story of the Confederate States Patent Office and Its Inventors

Confederate Invention( )
Author: Knight, H. Jackson
Series title:Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8071-3762-8
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

An essential history and reference guide to Confederate inventors, patents, and wartime inventions, Kirby's book provides a groundbreaking study that includes neglected and largely forgotten patents as well as an array of other primary sources. Details on the patent office's origins, inner workings, and demise, and accounts of southern inventors who obtained patents before, during, and after the war reveal a captivating history recovered from obscurity. A novel creation in its own...
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