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Author Bodanis, David.

Title Passionate minds : the great love affair of the Enlightenment, featuring the scientist Emilie Du Ch√Ętelet, the poet Voltaire, sword fights, book burnings, assorted kings, seditious verse, and the birth of the modern world / David Bodanis.

Imprint New York : Crown Publishers, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    848 Voltaire BOD    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 373 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-354) and index.
Subject Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Relations with women.
Du Ch√Ętelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749.
Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography.
Scientists -- France -- Biography.
Mistresses -- France -- Biography.
ISBN 0307237206
Standard No. 9780307237200

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