Antoine Lavoisier : Science, Administration and Revolution (Cambridge Science Biographies Series) (Reprint)

Antoine Lavoisier : Science, Administration and Revolution (Cambridge Science Biographies Series) (Reprint)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 351 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521562188
  • DDC分類 B

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
General editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part I. Ambition and Public Service: 1743-1775:
1. The barristers of Paris
2. The republic of science
3. Experimental physics
4. The chemistry of salts
5. The company of tax farmers
Part II. Consolidation and Contestation: 6. A
new theory of combustion
7. The campaign for French chemistry
8. Gunpowder and agriculture. 9. Mesmerism and
public opinion
Part III. Revolutionary Politics: 10.
Representation, legislation and finance
11. The republic of virtue
Notes
Bibliography
Index.