Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2013

196 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719073748

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Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France

Michael R. Lynn

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Early Modern European History MUP

  • A fascinating and entertaining read, introducing some of the characters of popular science in eighteenth-century France
  • The only history of popular science to address all of eighteenth-century France
  • Provides a clearer understanding of the role played by science in the Republic of Letters
  • Accounts for the participation of the general population in the formation of public opinion on scientific matters

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