Revolutionary Science

Revolutionary Science

Transformation and Turmoil in the Age of the Guillotine

Book - 2017
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"Paris at the time of the French Revolution was the world capital of science. Its scholars laid the foundations of today's physics, chemistry, and biology. They were true revolutionaries: agents of an upheaval both of understanding and of politics ... In this ... book, ... science writer Steve Jones ... takes a new look at Paris, its history, and its science, to give the reader ... new insight into the City of Light"
Publisher: New York :, Pegasus Books,, 2017.
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781681773094
Characteristics: xxx, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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