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The Resource Revolutionary science : transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine, Steve Jones

Revolutionary science : transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine, Steve Jones

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Revolutionary science : transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine
Title
Revolutionary science
Title remainder
transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine
Statement of responsibility
Steve Jones
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Paris at the time of the French Revolution was the world capital of science. Its scholars laid the foundations of today's physics, chemistry, and biology. They were true revolutionaries: agents of an upheaval both of understanding and of politics ... In this ... book ... science writer Steve Jones ... takes a new look at Paris, its history, and its science, to give the reader ... new insight into the City of Light"--Amazon.com
Summary
Chronicles the surprising and sometimes shocking history of the scientific innovations in Paris during the French Revolution, profiling the era's diverse range of scientific minds, many of whom held high positions in politics and the military in spite of powerful detractors
Biography type
collective biography
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10549200
Cataloging source
JAI
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1944-
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Jones, Steve
Dewey number
  • 944.04
  • 509.44/09/033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q141
LC item number
.J72 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Revolution (France : 1789-1799)
  • France
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • France
  • France
  • HISTORY / Europe / France
  • HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century
  • SCIENCE / History
Target audience
adult
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transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine
Label
Revolutionary science : transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine, Steve Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published under title: No need for geniuses. London : Little, Brown, 2016
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confessions of a Soixante-Huitard -- A flash of inspiration -- The wall of the farmers-general -- Ashes to ashes -- Let them eat chips -- Fire and ice -- Einstein's pendulum -- The empire of anarchy -- A degree of latitude -- President Jefferson's moose -- Handing it on -- Envoi : After the delulge
Control code
ocn967349700
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxx, 353 pages
Isbn
9781681773094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967349700
Label
Revolutionary science : transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine, Steve Jones
Publication
Note
  • Originally published under title: No need for geniuses. London : Little, Brown, 2016
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confessions of a Soixante-Huitard -- A flash of inspiration -- The wall of the farmers-general -- Ashes to ashes -- Let them eat chips -- Fire and ice -- Einstein's pendulum -- The empire of anarchy -- A degree of latitude -- President Jefferson's moose -- Handing it on -- Envoi : After the delulge
Control code
ocn967349700
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxx, 353 pages
Isbn
9781681773094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967349700

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