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Author Brockmann, R. John.

Title Twisted rails, sunken ships : the rhetoric of nineteenth century steamboat and railroad accident investigation reports, 1833-1879 / R. John Brockmann
Published Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub. Co., [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages) : illustrations
Series Baywood's technical communications series
Baywood's technical communications series.
Contents pt. 1. Using science as a corporate defense -- pt. 2. Publicity, political pressure, and emotional involvement by authors transform disaster investigations -- pt. 3. The antebellum period of disaster investigation : transformation ends and a constellation of roles and reports becomes normal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Accident investigation -- United States.
Railroad accidents -- United States.
Steamboat disasters -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0895035049