Science under Control Hardback: The French Academy of Sciences 1795-1914

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The nineteenth-century Academy of Sciences contained the elite of French scientists and did important work. The Academy was the only national body for science in France and it controlled all recognised branches of science. This book examines governmental control of science and sets it in a historical and sociological context.

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"...brings out the detail of the operations of the Academy with the meticulous clarity that is the hallmark of his scholarship. He does not make judgements about the effect on the quality, originality or range of science done in France, or enter into the question whether there was a decline in scientific vitality relative to Germany and Britain in the course of the nineteenth century. Neither in this nor in his other writings is he given to grand views, and his quiet voice comes as rather a relief amid the extravagance of much current writing about the scientific enterprise." Charles C. Gillespie, Nature

"...this essentially historical study is recommended for advanced undergraduate and university libraries seeking holdings in the history and development of modern science." L.C. Archie, Choice

"...will certainly stand as the authoritative statement on its subject for many years." Dorinda Outram, Times Higher Education Supplement

"...its excellent presentation makes it eminently readable and useful for anyone interested in French culture, especially those who study the period between the Revolution and the First World War. Crosland's clear prose style and his excellent organization make the book a pleasure to read." Carol Colatrella, Nineteenth-Century French Studies

"...a sprawling, encyclopedic book on a key French scientific institution to which most leading scientists belonged....an indispensable guide for anyone doing future studies of the Academy." H. W. Paul, American Scientist

"...a carefully crafted institutional history of the French Academy of Sciences in the nineteenth century; based on the relevant archives and serial publications, it can be expected to stand as definitive." Fritz Ringer, American Historical Review

"...provides a case study of scientific production encouraged yet constrained within a system of reports, prizes and elections." Bulletin of Sci., Tech., and Society

"On the whole, this book clarifies and considerably enriches our knowledge of the functioning of the French research system in the nineteenth-century and of the structuring roles that the academy played up to the Second Empire....Because of the quality of its erudirion and its wealth of precise information, building on the decades of scholarship that the author has dedicated to the history of French Science, it will no doubt remain for a long time a major reference work." Camille Limoges, Isis

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xx 454p large hardback with dustjacket, excellent copy, as new

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