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Science And Social Status: The Members Of The Academie Des Sciences 1666 1750
This comprehensive survey of the members of France's Academie des Sciences to the 1750s takes up the challenge to search for a way to connect history of science with social and cultural history at the bottom (the level of the scientists) rather than at the top (the level of philosophical debate about science and culture) (T.L. Hankins, In Defence of Biography: the Use of B ...more
Hardcover, 461 pages
Published September 7th 1995 by Boydell Press
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