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The sciences were never at war.

Author: Gavin De Beer, Sir
Publisher: London, New York, Nelson [1960]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Beer, Gavin, Sir, 1899-1972.
Sciences were never at war.
London, New York, Nelson [1960]
(OCoLC)614912988
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin De Beer, Sir
OCLC Number: 2312046
Notes: "Transcription of portions of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Hans Sloane, René-Antoine de Réaumur, Sir Joseph Banks and other men of science, and of the minutes of the proceedings of the French Academy of Sciences."
Description: xv, 279 pages portraits 25 cm
Contents: I. The wars of the enlightened century 1689-1783. 1. Sir Hans Sloane's correspondence --
2. Réaumur's correspondence --
3. Benjamin Franklin's passport --
II. The wars of the French Revolution 1793-1802. 4. The exchange of scientific information --
5. La Billardière's collections --
6. British travellers in France --
7. The captivity of Dolomieu --
III. The hot peace of Amiens 1802-1803. 8. Sir Charles Blagden's visit to Paris --
IV. The wars of Napoleon 1803-1815. 9. The efforts of Sir Joseph Banks --
10. Difficulties with the British government --
11. Continued efforts --
12. Jenner's passports --
13. Sir Humphry Davy's visit to France.

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