Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France
In this book, Michael R. Lynn analyzes the popularization of science in Enlightenment France. He examines the content of popular science, the methods of dissemination, the status of the popularizers and the audience, and the settings for dissemination and appropriation. Lynn introduces individuals like Jean-Antoine Nollet, who made a career out of applying electric shocks...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 14th 2006 by Manchester University Press
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