Master mechanics & wicked wizards: images of the American scientist as hero and villain from colonial times to the present

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University of Massachusetts Press, 2009 - 304 pages
A wide-ranging examination of how scientists have been portrayed in American culture.

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Domesticating Scientific Passion
Selling American Science in
Technocracy as Utopia in the Age of Pulps

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Glen Scott Allen co-developed and directed the Cultural Studies Program at Towson University.

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