Daumas, M.: Scientific Instruments of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Author
Daumas, Maurice

Title
Scientific Instruments of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Publisher
Praeger Publishers, 1972


Maurice Daumas, professor of history of technology, was one of the first scientists to look into the history of science in France. He was especially interested in industrial archeology and the role of scientific instruments in the progress of science. I used the book when I was writing my post “Fashion Meets Scientific Progress: The “Spy Fan”.

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