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This was an extremely well written book. The matter is both timely and important. Bell does an excellent job tying in the history of science to what Lavoisier was attempting to do... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cornell
Review of Lavoisier in the Year One: The Birth of a New Science in an Age of Revolution by Madison Smartt Bell
CITATION: Bell, M. S. (2005). Read more
The strong point of this book is the way it covers the Lavoisier's life and the French Revolution. Madison Smartt Bell covers this section in a very readable and interesting... Read morePublished on July 25, 2013 by Steve G
Although this book's main focus is the life of Antoine Lavoisier, it also has two sub-themes: the French Revolution and the birth/development of chemistry; both are recounted... Read morePublished on March 7, 2011 by G. Poirier
I didn't quite like this book for several reasons. First, I am not sure how much of the book is original material that was derived from original sources. Read morePublished on June 4, 2008 by Aydin Orstan
Very good book. Explains the dificult times of the French revolution, that caught Lavoisier in the guillotine. Read morePublished on August 2, 2007 by Garyc7
In Lavoisier in the Year One, Madison Smartt Bell makes a good effort in giving a glimpse into the life of one of the most well-known scientist of his time, and also a rather... Read morePublished on April 16, 2006 by Tina B.
Lavoisier in the Year One is a complex biography that discusses both the life of Antoine Lavoisier and also the times that he lived in. Read morePublished on April 16, 2006 by Laurence Signey