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The shadow of enlightenment : optical and political transparency in France, 1789-1848

Author: Theresa Levitt
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the intersection of science and politics in the work of Francois Arago and Jean-Baptiste Biot, the principle architects of the optical revolution of early nineteenth-century  Read more...

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Named Person: François Arago; Jean B Biot; F Arago; Jean-Baptiste Biot
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Levitt
ISBN: 9780199544707 0199544700
OCLC Number: 611367852
Description: 1 v : ill ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. A Revolution in Representation ; 3. Le Rouge et le Vert: The Colors of Opposition in Restoration France ; 4. Astronomy: The Light of the Heavens ; 5. A Vital Matter: Light and Life ; 6. Light Paints Itself: The Conditions of Photographic Representation ; 7. Illuminate All Eyes: Colonial Markets and the Problem of Freedom ; 8. Conclusion
Responsibility: Theresa Levitt.
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The strange and amazingly broad complementarity between Arago and Biot comes out very well in The Shadow of Enlightenment, which I recommend to all readers interested in nineteenth century France. Read more...

 
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