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Finlay, Mark R
Growing American rubber [electronic resource] : strategic plants and the politics of national security / Mark R. Finlay
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2009
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 Electronic Book  HD9161.U52 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Rubber industry and trade -- United States -- History
Rubber plants -- Research -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-306) and index
Contents The American dependence on imported rubber and the lessons of revolution and war, 1911-1922 -- Domestic rubber crops in an era of nationalism and internationalism -- Thomas Edison and the challenges of the new rubber crops -- The nadir of rubber crop research, 1928-1941 -- Crops in war: rubber plant research on the grand scale -- Sustainable rubber from grain: the Gillette Committee and the battles over synthetic rubber -- Resistance to domestic rubber crops and the decline of emergency rubber project -- From domestic rubber crops to biotechnology
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
Series Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author American Council of Learned Societies

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