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Artisanal Enlightenment Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France
ISBN: HB: 9780300227413, Yale University Press, February 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 37 black&white illus.
What would the Enlightenment look like from the perspective of artistes, the learned artisans with esprit, who presented themselves in contrast to philosophers, savants, and routine-bound craftsmen? Making a radical change of historical protagonists,...