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Published: 05 September 2019

328 Pages | 32


ISBN: 9780199382545

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Paris Savant

Capital of Science in the Age of Enlightenment

Bruno Belhoste

  • Guides the reader through Paris at the time of the Enlightenment, where scientists, inventors, philosophers, and artists lived and worked in pre-revolutionary France
  • Recasts our understanding of the Enlightenment and its social impact
  • Provides a series of detailed maps that tie specific locations in Paris to key individuals, activities and ideas