Antoine Lavoisier: Science, Administration and Revolution (Cambridge Science Biographies)

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Antoine Lavoisier Comprehensive account illuminating Lavoisier's role in the rise of modern chemistry and the French Revolution.

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'A vivid impression of experiments in progress is recorded in excellent engravings by Lavoisier's wife Marie Anne Paulze ...'. Andrew Prentice, Biologist

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A comprehensive account of the great chemist and administrator, Antoine Lavoisier, covering his oxygen theory of combustion and his role during the French Revolution up to his execution. A historical figure of extraordinary importance, this biography illuminates the rise of modern science and the tumultuous times surrounding it.

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