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The savant and the state : science and cultural politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Author: Robert Fox
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2012.
Series: Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science, 130th ser., 3.
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Charts the historiographical territory by synthesizing the practices and thought of state-sanctioned scientists and those of independent communities of savants and commentators with very different  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fox
ISBN: 9781421405223 1421405229
OCLC Number: 771425011
Description: 394 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science, 130th ser., 3.
Responsibility: Robert Fox.

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In writing a history of science and cultural politics in nineteenth-century France, Fox has achieved a formidable and admirable synthesis. -- Mary Jo Nye Metascience Such a bold undertaking would Read more...

 
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