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The Resource Passionate minds : the great Enlightenment love affair, David Bodanis

Passionate minds : the great Enlightenment love affair, David Bodanis

Label
Passionate minds : the great Enlightenment love affair
Title
Passionate minds
Title remainder
the great Enlightenment love affair
Statement of responsibility
David Bodanis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the tumultuous, decade-long love affair between Voltaire and Emilie du Chatelet, one of the most gifted and radical scientists of the eighteenth century, whose contributions to the world of science have been ignored by history, set against the backdrop of the Enlightenment. 50,000 first printing
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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172715
Cataloging source
VHEI
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Bodanis, David
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Voltaire
  • Du Ch㡴elet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil
  • Scientists
  • Authors, French
  • Mistresses
  • France
Target audience
adult
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the great love affair of the Enlightenment, featuring the scientist Emilie Du Chatelet, the poet Voltaire, sword fights, book burnings, assorted kings, seditious verse, and the birth of the modern world
Label
Passionate minds : the great Enlightenment love affair, David Bodanis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000040310542
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 312 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316730877
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Passionate minds : the great Enlightenment love affair, David Bodanis
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000040310542
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 312 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316730877
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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