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The Resource Science and Polity in France : the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years

Science and Polity in France : the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years

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Science and Polity in France : the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years
Title
Science and Polity in France
Title remainder
the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years
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eng
Summary
From the 1770s through the 1820s the French scientific community predominated in the world to a degree that no other scientific establishment did in any period prior to the Second World War. In his classic Science and Polity in France: The End of the Old Regime, Charles Gillispie analyzed the cultural, political, and technical factors that encouraged scientific productivity on the eve of the Revolution. In the present monumental and elegantly written sequel to that work, which Princeton is reissuing concurrently, he examines how the revolutionary and Napoleonic context contributed to moderniz
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Gillispie, Charles Coulston
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Science
  • Science and state
  • SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Science
  • Science and state
  • France
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Science and Polity in France : the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years
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multicolored
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rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; CONTENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; CHAPTER I. Science and Politics under the Constituent Assembly; 1. Science and Politics in 1789; 2. Bailly and the Constituent Assembly; 3. Lavoisier and the Arsenal; 4. Vicq d'Azyr and the Reform of Medicine; 5. Condorcet and Truth in Politics; 6. Condorcet, Bailly, and the Governance of Paris; 7. Political Economy; 8. Varennes and the Champ-de-Mars; CHAPTER II. Education, Science, and Politics; 1. Scientists in the Legislative Assembly; 2. The Condorcet Plan for National Education; 3. Talleyrand's Educational Proposal
  • 4. The Educational Legacy of the Old Regime5. The Political Setting; 6. The Convention; 7. Education and Science; CHAPTER III. The Museum of Natural History and the Academy of Science: Rise and Fall; 1. Natural History and Theoretical Science; 2. The Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle; 3. The Academy of Science in the Revolutionary Climate; 4. Artisans and Inventors; 5. The Last Year of the Academy; CHAPTER IV. The Metric System; 1. Background; 2. Proposals; 3. Methods and Instruments; 4. Operations in the Field; 5. The Provisional Meter; CHAPTER V. Science and the Terror
  • 1. Terror and Expropriation2. The Republican Calendar; 3. The Observatory of Paris; 4. The Collège de France; 5. Individual Destinies; 6. The Calvary of Condorcet; CHAPTER VI. Scientists at War; 1. The Monge Connection; 2. Weaponry; 3. The Mobilization of Scientists; 4. Munitions and Guns; 5. Inventions; 6. Natural History and Conquest; 7. Effects of Wartime: Science and the State; CHAPTER VII. Thermidorean Convention and Directory; 1. Institutionalization of French Science, 1794-1804; 2. Institut de France, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, and Bureau des Longitudes
  • 3. Completion of the Metric System4. The École Normale de l'an III; 5. The École Polytechnique; 6. The École de Santé and Clinical Medicine; CHAPTER VIII. Bonaparte and the Scientific Community; 1. Monge in Italy, 1796-1798; 2. The Egyptian Expedition; 3. The Idéologues and 18 Brumaire; 4. The Consulate, 1799-1804; 5. Napoleon and Science; CHAPTER IX. Positivist Science; 1. Discipline Formation; 2. Comparative Anatomy; 3. Experimental Physiology; 4. Mathematical Physics; 5. Conclusion; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
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9781400865314
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(OCoLC)890530787
Label
Science and Polity in France : the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years
Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; CONTENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction; CHAPTER I. Science and Politics under the Constituent Assembly; 1. Science and Politics in 1789; 2. Bailly and the Constituent Assembly; 3. Lavoisier and the Arsenal; 4. Vicq d'Azyr and the Reform of Medicine; 5. Condorcet and Truth in Politics; 6. Condorcet, Bailly, and the Governance of Paris; 7. Political Economy; 8. Varennes and the Champ-de-Mars; CHAPTER II. Education, Science, and Politics; 1. Scientists in the Legislative Assembly; 2. The Condorcet Plan for National Education; 3. Talleyrand's Educational Proposal
  • 4. The Educational Legacy of the Old Regime5. The Political Setting; 6. The Convention; 7. Education and Science; CHAPTER III. The Museum of Natural History and the Academy of Science: Rise and Fall; 1. Natural History and Theoretical Science; 2. The Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle; 3. The Academy of Science in the Revolutionary Climate; 4. Artisans and Inventors; 5. The Last Year of the Academy; CHAPTER IV. The Metric System; 1. Background; 2. Proposals; 3. Methods and Instruments; 4. Operations in the Field; 5. The Provisional Meter; CHAPTER V. Science and the Terror
  • 1. Terror and Expropriation2. The Republican Calendar; 3. The Observatory of Paris; 4. The Collège de France; 5. Individual Destinies; 6. The Calvary of Condorcet; CHAPTER VI. Scientists at War; 1. The Monge Connection; 2. Weaponry; 3. The Mobilization of Scientists; 4. Munitions and Guns; 5. Inventions; 6. Natural History and Conquest; 7. Effects of Wartime: Science and the State; CHAPTER VII. Thermidorean Convention and Directory; 1. Institutionalization of French Science, 1794-1804; 2. Institut de France, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, and Bureau des Longitudes
  • 3. Completion of the Metric System4. The École Normale de l'an III; 5. The École Polytechnique; 6. The École de Santé and Clinical Medicine; CHAPTER VIII. Bonaparte and the Scientific Community; 1. Monge in Italy, 1796-1798; 2. The Egyptian Expedition; 3. The Idéologues and 18 Brumaire; 4. The Consulate, 1799-1804; 5. Napoleon and Science; CHAPTER IX. Positivist Science; 1. Discipline Formation; 2. Comparative Anatomy; 3. Experimental Physiology; 4. Mathematical Physics; 5. Conclusion; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
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ocn890530787
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (764 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781400865314
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7wgmk8
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not applicable
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remote
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(OCoLC)890530787

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