REVOLUTIONARY SCIENCE: Transformation and Turmoil in the Age of the Guillotine
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. Jones takes a new look at Paris, its history, and its science, to give the reader dazzling new insight into the City of Light. Illus.
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