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The Resource The colonial machine : French science and overseas expansion in the old regime, James E. McClellan III, François Regourd

The colonial machine : French science and overseas expansion in the old regime, James E. McClellan III, François Regourd

Label
The colonial machine : French science and overseas expansion in the old regime
Title
The colonial machine
Title remainder
French science and overseas expansion in the old regime
Statement of responsibility
James E. McClellan III, François Regourd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ERASA
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1946-
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McClellan, James E.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Regourd, François
Series statement
De diversis artibus
Series volume
tome 87 (n.s. 50)
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  • Science
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • France
  • France
Label
The colonial machine : French science and overseas expansion in the old regime, James E. McClellan III, François Regourd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [563]-640) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: The big-picture background to this study / Historiographical background / Metaphors and reality / Utility as the driving force / Expertise, careers, and Wanderlust / Concluding introductory remarks; Prologue / The colonial machine, 1789; Part I - The metropolitan wheels & gears of a colonial scientific bureaucracy: The sponsoring authorities / the royal navy-la marine royale / the Académie royal des sciences / The jardin du roi and metropolitian botancial gardens / The observatoire royal / The Académie royale de marine at Brest / The société royale de médecine / The Académie royale de chirurgie
Control code
FIEb16772416
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
694 pages
Isbn
9782503532608
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (one folded), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)642214241
Label
The colonial machine : French science and overseas expansion in the old regime, James E. McClellan III, François Regourd
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [563]-640) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: The big-picture background to this study / Historiographical background / Metaphors and reality / Utility as the driving force / Expertise, careers, and Wanderlust / Concluding introductory remarks; Prologue / The colonial machine, 1789; Part I - The metropolitan wheels & gears of a colonial scientific bureaucracy: The sponsoring authorities / the royal navy-la marine royale / the Académie royal des sciences / The jardin du roi and metropolitian botancial gardens / The observatoire royal / The Académie royale de marine at Brest / The société royale de médecine / The Académie royale de chirurgie
Control code
FIEb16772416
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
694 pages
Isbn
9782503532608
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (one folded), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)642214241

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