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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 40 related to Utopia's Garden: French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution.   

When Champagne Became French: Wine and the Making of a National Identity

Kolleen M. Guy - Cooking - 2007 - 280 pages
Winner, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for English Wine, Best Wine History Book, and Best Book on French Wine Winner, Clicquot Wine Book of the Year Competition When Champagne ...
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The Measure of Merit: Talents, Intelligence, and Inequality in the French ...

John Carson - History - 2007 - 401 pages
He also reveals the crucial role that determinations of, and contests over, merit have played in both societies - they have helped to organize educational systems, justify ...
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The Linguist and the Emperor: Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher ...

Daniel Meyerson - History - 2005 - 276 pages
Recounts the dramatic story of the race between Napoleon and linguist Jean-Francois Champollion to break the code of the Rosetta Stone, from its discovery and the early efforts ...
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The Newton Wars and the Beginning of the French Enlightenment

J. B. Shank - Science - 2008 - 464 pages
Nothing is considered more natural than the connection between Isaac Newton’s science and the modernity that came into being during the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. Terms ...
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A World on Fire: A Heretic, an Aristocrat, and the Race to Discover Oxygen

Joe Jackson - Science - 2007 - 414 pages
Traces the breakthrough discovery of oxygen at the end of the 1700s by a pair of rival scientists, describing how English dissenter Joseph Priestley and French aristocrat ...
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The Zodiac of Paris: How an Improbable Controversy Over an Ancient Egyptian ...

Jed Z. Buchwald, Diane Greco Josefowicz - History - 2010 - 428 pages
"This is a fascinating study of how politics, science, and religion intersected in the heated debates over the meanings of the hieroglyphics on a pair of stones brought from ...
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Investigating the Supernatural: From Spiritism and Occultism to Psychical ...

Sofie Lachapelle - Science - 2011 - 208 pages
An enlightening and entertaining narrative that includes colorful people like "Allan Kardec"—a pseudonymous former mathematics teacher from Lyon who wrote successful works on ...
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The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon

John Tresch - History - 2012 - 449 pages
In the years immediately following Napoleon’s defeat, French thinkers in all fields set their minds to the problem of how to recover from the long upheavals that had been set ...
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