Utopia's Garden: French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution (Paperback)
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Utopia's Garden: French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 15/12/2000
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This work traces the scientific, administrative, and political strategies that enabled the foundation of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle. It argues that agriculture and animal breeding rank alongside classification and collections in explaining why natural history was important for French rulers.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226768632
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 19 mm
Edition: 2nd ed.

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