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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 43 related to Utopia's Garden: French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution.   

Marketing Michelin: Advertising and Cultural Identity in Twentieth-Century ...

Stephen L. Harp - History - 2001 - 356 pages
Harp uses the familiar figure of Bibendum and the promotional campaigns designed around him to analyze the cultural assumptions of "belle-epoque" France, including ...
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Geography Unbound: French Geographic Science from Cassini to Humboldt

Anne Godlewska - History - 1999 - 444 pages
At the end of the eighteenth century, French geographers faced a crisis. Though they had previously been ranked among the most highly regarded scientists in Europe, they ...
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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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