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Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France (Studies in Early Modern European History)

by Michael R. Lynn

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of science,
  • Popular science,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • History / France

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10531783M
    ISBN 100719073731
    ISBN 109780719073731

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    Douglas, Aileen, “ Popular Science and the Representation of Women: Fontenelle and After,” Eighteenth-Century Life, 18 () Feher, Marta, “ The Triumphal March of a Paradigm: A Case Study of the Popularization of Newtonian Science,” Tractix, 2 (). "The Electric Boy" is the tenth episode of the American documentary television series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. It premiered on on Fox, and aired on on National Geographic Channel. The episode was directed by Bill Pope, and written by Ann Druyan and Steven episode explores the Earth's magnetic field and the contributions of Michael Faraday ( .

      Science and Spectacle in the European Enlightenment book. these are just a sample of the devices displayed in public demonstrations of science in the eighteenth century. Public and private demonstrations of natural philosophy in Europe then differed vastly from today's unadorned and anonymous laboratory experiments. Between the culture. He has published Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France (Manchester University Press, ), which explored the popularization of natural philosophy in Enlightenment France, and The Sublime Invention: Ballooning in Europe, (Pickering and Chatto, ), which analyzed the cultural history of ballooning across.


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The eighteenth century witnessed a growing public interest in natural philosophy. As one savant wrote, “physical phenomena gave [people] an indescribable pleasure.”¹ The practice of popularization formed an integral part of eighteenth-century urban culture and illustrates one instance of how individuals could gain access to science.

Michael R. Lynn. Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth‐Century France. ix + pp., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, $80 (cloth). In an analysis of the popularisation of science in Enlightenment France, Michal R.

Lynn examines the content of popular science, the methods of dissemination, the status of the popularisers and the audience, and the settings for dissemination and appropriation. Popular Science and Public Opinion provides a clearer understanding of the role.

Now available in paperback, Michael R. Lynn's book analyses the popularisation of science in Enlightenment France. He examines the content of popular science, the methods of dissemination, the status of the popularisers and the audience, and the settings for dissemination and appropriation.

Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France. Manchester, UK; New York: Manchester University Press; New York: Palgrave. Mason, Stephen F.

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Click and Collect from your local Waterstones. Popular science gripped the imagination of people all over Europe in the eighteenth century and individuals peppered their conversations with facts, allusions, references, and analogies to scientific discoveries and debates.

Many people in general, and women in particular, actively enrolled in popular science courses. Illustrations of the complex set of attitudes towards women attending.

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By Michael R. Lynn. (Manchester: Manchester University Press, ix + p., bibl., index. isbn £50). Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France. This book analyses the forms of popular science, the social and economic status of those who practiced it and the audience, and.

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That said, maybe this is .The Studies in Early Modern European History book series by multiple authors includes books The Malleus Maleficarum and the Construction of Witchcraft, Sodomy in Early Modern Europe, The English Republican Tradition and Eighteenth-Century France: Between the .