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Rezension: "A work of stunning originality.... An important contribution to a variety of fields." - Ted Porter. "A triumph. It deserves to be read widely, and not just as an inquiry into the origins of modern France." - Donald MacKenzie, "London Review of Books." "In the history of technology, one of the very best books is Ken Alder's Engineering the Revolution, about the ways in which new engineering practices both emerged from and shaped the ideals of the French Revolution." - Peter Galison, American Scientist. "Ken Alder's study of the relations between artifacts, technical life, and politics constitutes a model study in its genre." - Terry Shinn, "Social Studies of Science."
Buchbeschreibung University Of Chicago Press Apr 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 228x157x26 mm. Neuware - By documenting how new gun technology was exploited by 18th century revolutionaries in France and also by Napoleon, Northwestern's Ken Alder clearly demonstrates how material artifacts have emerged as the negotiated outcome of political struggle. Photos. Illus. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780226012643