The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon

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In the years immediately following Napoleon s defeat, French thinkers in all fields set their minds to the problem of how to recover from the long upheavals that had been set into motion by the French Revolution. Many challenged the Enlightenment s emphasis on mechanics and questioned the rising power of machines, seeking a return to the organic unity of an earlier age and triggering the artistic and philosophical movement of romanticism. Previous scholars have viewed romanticism and industrialization in opposition, but in ...

The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon 2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226214801

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The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology After Napoleon 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226812205

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