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John Ericsson, Bibliography, selected

Bengt Brügge, Ur uppfinnaren John Ericssons liv, (Sweden: Särtryck ur Oviks- och Myssjöbygden 1989, med tillägg 2002).

William Conant Church, The Life of John Ericsson, Volume 1. (New York: Charles Schribner's Sons 1890).
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William Conant Church, The Life of John Ericsson, Volume 2. (New York: Charles Schribner's Sons 1890).
Free on-line.

Gary Cross and Rick Szostak, Technology and American Society: A History, (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995).

Erik Eliasson, Captain John Ericsson in New York, (New York: John Ericsson Society, New York, 1988).

John Ericsson, Contributions to the Centennial Exhibition, (New York: 1876).
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Eugene S. Ferguson, "John Ericsson and the Age of Caloric," Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology, Paper 20 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1963).

Goldkuhl, Carola, Varför dröjer Monitor? (Stockholm, 1950); John Ericsson and America, (Filipstad, 1959); John Ericsson, (Stockholm, 1961).

Björn Hallerdt, Propellerns pionjär och Monitors mästare: Glimtar av John Ericssons liv och verk, (Stockholm: Tekniska museet, 2003).

Harold Holzer and Tim Mulligan, eds., The Battle of Hampton Roads: New Perspectives on The USS Monitor and CSS Virginia, (New York: Fordham University Press and The Mariners Museum, Copublished, 2005)

Gustaf Lindwall, Ingenjören vid Beach Street - John Ericssons liv i ny belysning, (Stockholm, 1937).

David A. Mindell, War, Technology, and Experience Aboard the USS Monitor, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).

Carl Edward Norström, Studieresa till John Ericssons Amerika 1848, (Sweden, Särtryck ur Kgl. Väg- och Vattenbyggnadskåren 1851-1937).

Arnold Pacey, Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History, (Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1990).

Margaretha Jönsson Runvik, John Ericsson - resan mot solen, (Karlstad, Sweden: City Tryck i Karlstad AB, 1996).

Olav Thulesius, The Man Who Made the Monitor: A Biography of John Ericsson, Naval Engineer, (North Carolina: McFarland, 2007).

Robert J. Wheeler and David N. Perkins, eds., Inventive minds: Creativity in Technology, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).

American Swedish Historical Museum, "The Man who Made the Monitor: John Ericsson, Engineer and Visionary," The Catalogue of an Exhibition to Mark the Bicentennial of John Ericsson's Birth, (Philadelphia: American Swedish Historical Museum, 2003).

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Books About USS Monitor

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