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The Organization of science and technology in France, 1808-1914 / edited by Robert Fox and George Weisz.

; Weisz, George ; PAREX
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0521232341, 9780521232340

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Other Authors Fox, Robert, 1938-
Weisz, George.
Subjects Ciencia e tecnologia.
Ciencias (estudo e ensino)
Educacao na franca.
Educación técnica -- Francia -- Historia.
Enseignement supérieur -- France.
Enseignement technique -- France -- Histoire.
Médecine -- France -- 19e siècle.
Science -- France -- Histoire.
Science -- France -- History.
Science -- Study and teaching -- France -- History.
Science -- Study and teaching.
Sciences -- Étude et enseignement -- France -- 1870-1914.
Sciences -- Étude et enseignement -- France -- 19e siècle.
Sciences -- Étude et enseignement -- France -- Histoire.
Sciences -- France -- Histoire.
Technical education -- France -- History.
Technical education.
Technologie -- Étude et enseignement (supérieur) -- France -- Histoire.
Technologie -- France -- Histoire.
Technology -- France -- History.
Description x, 355 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Papers presented at a meeting held at University of Lancaster, July 1977 and sponsored by Parex.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-341) and index.
Contents Introduction: The institutional basis of French science in the nineteenth century / Robert Fox and George Weisz -- 1. The university: The emergence of the Ecole Normale Supérieure as a centre of scientific education in the nineteenth century / Craig Zwerling -- Reform and conflict in French medial education, 1870-1914 / George Weisz -- Educational qualifications and university careers in nineteenth century France / Victor Karady -- 2. Technical education: Education for the industrial world: technical and modern instruction in France under the Third Republic, 1870-1914 / C.R. Day -- Apollo courts the Vulcans: the applied science institutes in nineteenth century French science faculties / Harry W. Paul -- From 'corps' to 'profession': the emergence and definition of industrial engineering in modern France / Terry Shinn -- 3. The advancement and diffusion of science: The development of the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris, c. 1800-1914 / Camille Limoges -- The savant confronts his peers: scientific societies in France, 1815-1914 / Robert Fox -- The prize system of the Academy of Sciences, 1850-1914 / Elisabeth Crawford -- 4. A foreign perspective: The organization of science and technology in France: a German perspective / Peter Lundgreen.
Genre History.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6487807
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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