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The Organization of science and technology in France, 1808-1914

Author: Robert Fox; George Weisz; PAREX.
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fox; George Weisz; PAREX.
ISBN: 0521232341 9780521232340
OCLC Number: 6487807
Notes: Papers presented at a meeting held at University of Lancaster, July 1977 and sponsored by Parex.
Description: x, 355 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The institutional basis of French science in the nineteenth century / Robert Fox and George Weisz --
1. The university: The emergence of the Ecole Normale Supérieure as a centre of scientific education in the nineteenth century / Craig Zwerling --
Reform and conflict in French medial education, 1870-1914 / George Weisz --
Educational qualifications and university careers in nineteenth century France / Victor Karady --
2. Technical education: Education for the industrial world: technical and modern instruction in France under the Third Republic, 1870-1914 / C.R. Day --
Apollo courts the Vulcans: the applied science institutes in nineteenth century French science faculties / Harry W. Paul --
From 'corps' to 'profession': the emergence and definition of industrial engineering in modern France / Terry Shinn --
3. The advancement and diffusion of science: The development of the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris, c. 1800-1914 / Camille Limoges --
The savant confronts his peers: scientific societies in France, 1815-1914 / Robert Fox --
The prize system of the Academy of Sciences, 1850-1914 / Elisabeth Crawford --
4. A foreign perspective: The organization of science and technology in France: a German perspective / Peter Lundgreen.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Fox and George Weisz.
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