Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
American Philosophical Society
Royal Funding of the Parisian Academie Royale des Sciences During the 1690s
Alice Stroup (au). The scientific revolution of the 17th century engendered diverse & prolific offspring, among which were the scientific societies. The French Academie Royale des Sciences, founded in 1666 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Louis XIVís minister of finance, was the beneficiary of the most generous patronage of science known during the 17th century. It was an official, governmental expression of support for science rather than the independent, scholarly coterie characteristic of other contemporary scientific societies. As this study shows, the finances of the early Academy clarify the research & organization of the fledgling institution & the policies of its three ministerial protectors during the 17th century -- Colbert, Louvois, & Pontchartrain. Illus.
Learning Greek in Western Europe, 1396-1529: Grammars, Lexica, and Classroom Texts: Transactions Vol. 100, Part 2
Life of C. S. Rafinesque, A Man of Uncommon Zeal
Adam Hoops, Thomas Barclay, and the House in Morrisville Known as Summerseat, 1764-1791: Transactions, APS (vol. 90, part 5)
Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (Vol. 153, No. 3)
Kronos, Shiva, and Asklepios: Studies in Magical Gems and Religions of the Roman Empire: Transactions, APS (Vol. 101, Part 5)
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.