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The Fireside University of Modern Invention. Discovery, Industry and Art.

The Fireside University of Modern Invention. Discovery, Industry and Art. This is a book for the masses of the people and every person may derive benefit from reading it. From the publishers' preface we extract the following: "The spirit of this book and the need for it are illustrated in the following fact: covering one, two, three, four, five city blocks, there arises the enormous glucose factory, grinding one hundred thousand bushels of corn daily. The people look with wonder upon this rising and increasing pile of buildings (whose inmates seem to be forever at toil) with no thought that at the beginning there was only a chemist at work in his little laboratory, developing certain ideas. Between his ideas, his hopes, his glass tubes and his multitudinous apparatuses and this monstrous concrete thing called the glucose factory, there is an astonishing gap in the people's knowledge. How did it come to develop so completely, before they had grasped even http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

The Fireside University of Modern Invention. Discovery, Industry and Art.

JAMA , Volume XXX (24) – Jun 11, 1898

The Fireside University of Modern Invention. Discovery, Industry and Art.

Abstract


This is a book for the masses of the people and every person may derive benefit from reading it. From the publishers' preface we extract the following: "The spirit of this book and the need for it are illustrated in the following fact: covering one, two, three, four, five city blocks, there arises the enormous glucose factory, grinding one hundred thousand bushels of corn daily. The people look with wonder upon this rising and increasing pile of buildings (whose inmates...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1898 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1898.02440760053011
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Abstract

This is a book for the masses of the people and every person may derive benefit from reading it. From the publishers' preface we extract the following: "The spirit of this book and the need for it are illustrated in the following fact: covering one, two, three, four, five city blocks, there arises the enormous glucose factory, grinding one hundred thousand bushels of corn daily. The people look with wonder upon this rising and increasing pile of buildings (whose inmates seem to be forever at toil) with no thought that at the beginning there was only a chemist at work in his little laboratory, developing certain ideas. Between his ideas, his hopes, his glass tubes and his multitudinous apparatuses and this monstrous concrete thing called the glucose factory, there is an astonishing gap in the people's knowledge. How did it come to develop so completely, before they had grasped even

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 11, 1898

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