Science and Spectacle in the European Enlightenment

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Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Christine Blondel
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - 164 σελίδες
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The essays in this volume consider the interplay of science and spectacle in eighteenth-century Europe, describing the variety of public demonstrations of science in sites ranging from academies and laboratories to shops and streets.
  

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Περιεχόμενα

The Laboratory the Workshop and the Theatre of Experiment
11
Technology Curiosity and Utility in France and in England in the Eighteenth Century
25
Amusing Physics
43
Experimental Physics in Enlightenment Paris The Practice of Popularization in Urban Culture
65
Domestic Spectacles Electrical Instruments between Business and Conversation
75
The Sale of Shocks and Sparks Itinerant Electricians in the German Enlightenment
89
Between Commerce and Philanthropy Chemistry Courses in Eighteenthcentury Paris
103
Joseph Priestley and the Chemical Sublime in British Public Science
117
Chemistry on Stage GF Rouelle and the Theatricality of Eighteenthcentury Chemistry
129
Honore Fragonard Anatomical Virtuoso
141
Index
159
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Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent is Associate Professor at the University of Paris X, Nanterre.

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