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Author Donnelly, Kevin.

Title Adolphe Quetelet, social physics and the average men of science, 1796-1874 / by Kevin Donnelly.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 219 pages) : illustrations
Series Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; no. 27
Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; no. 27.
Note Originally published 2015 by Pickering & Chatto.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-214) and index.
Contents 1. Life in the war : the end of Enlightenment in Belgium, 1796-1823 -- 2. Casualties of war : Quetelet and friends in Ghent and Brussels, 1815-23 -- 3. Stoking the sacred fire : the administration of observation in the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, 1822-30 -- 4. From Brussels to Europe : the creation of a scientific network, 1823-9 -- 5. Physique sociale, 1825-35 -- 6. The other average man : L'homme moyen and its critics.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874.
Science -- History -- 19th century.
Intellectual life -- History -- 19th century.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: 9781848935686
ISBN 9781315653662 (e-book ; PDF)
1315653664