Calvet's Web: Enlightenment and the Republic of Letters in Eighteenth-Century France

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Index
Abat (Observant friar) 257
Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, see Paris
academies (learned):
closure 36, 166 n.
distribution 9–10
éloges 40
in France 10, 14–15, 346 n., 369 n., 371–3
function 10, 12
in nineteenth century 389
proceedings of 331, 375–6
specialist 372–3, 389
under Napoleon (lycées athenées, etc) 371–5, 383–4
see also Aries; Arras; Avignon; Dijon; Dublin; Grenoble; London; Lyons; Marseilles; Montpellier; Nîmes; Paris; Rouen; SaintDomingue; Volterra
Achard, Claude-François (1751–1809: physician-librarian):
biography 80, 83, 91 n., 335
and Calvet’s manuscript œuvre 380
Calvet’s pupil 76
Calvet’s surrogate son 357, 366
children 387
correspondence with Calvet 145, 381 n.
escapes Terror 353 n.
family 380
helps Calvet enter Marseilles academy 31, 91 n.
intellectual interests 84
interest in prognostication 58
keeper of Marseilles museum and library 64, 380
leading light in cultural world of Napoleonic Marseilles 380
and medical reform 84, 169–71
medical research 156
member of Calvet’s web 80, 83, 187, 188
organizes Marseilles’ public library 76 n., 353, 380
patients 169–70
physician at Marseilles 76
problems with salary 386–7
publications 76 m, 85, 296 n.
puts Calvet up 33
resumes correspondence with Calvet after Terror 35, 357
secretary to Marseilles Academy 86, 380
seeks Calvet’s views on vitalism 153
services demanded of Calvet 173, 174
services for Calvet 189, 190, 289, 306
and Société Royale de Médecine 136, 156 n.
supports Sydenham 145
takes up Saint-Véran’s case 382 n.
value of correspondence to Calvet 89, 91
writes on bibliography 289, 380
Adanson, Michel (1727–1806: naturalist) 264
Addison, Joseph (1672–1719: man of letters) 105
Adriatic 257, 266
aesthetes:
as category of collectors 216–18
Agde 33, 78, 83, 101, 172, 273
extinct volcano 274
agricultural societies 15, 253, 372
agronomy 91, 279, 300, 373, 403
Aigrefeuille, Fulcrant-Jean-Joseph-Hyacinthe d’ (1700–71: judge-collector) 202
Aiguesmortes 100
Aix-en-Provence 34, 82, 246, 250 n., 253, 293, 342, 348 n., 262, 364, 374
academy 371
botanical garden 374–5
buildings destroyed in Revolution 402
Dominican church 365
medical practitioners in 129
mosaic 236–7, 362
Parlement 83, 87, 203, 254, 338, 346
parlmentaires in 296
population 129
alabaster 276
Albouin, [Joseph] d’ (artist) 333
Aldrovandi, Ulysse (1522–1605: naturalist) 2, 303
Alembert, Jean Le Rond d’ (1717–83:
philosopher-mathematician) 13, 291 n., 395, 405 n., 408 n.
Alès 71, 213, 314, 361
Alexander the Great (356–323 BC) 194, 199, 313
Alexandre, Joseph 49
Alfort (veterinary school) 85
Alibert, Jean-Louis-Marcharon (1766–1837: dermatologist) 379 n.
Alicante 137
Alissac de Blegier, Madame (Calvet’s relative) 112
Alps 75, 256
Americas (colonization of) 257

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • List of Figures xv
  • List of Tables xvi
  • List of Abbreviations xvii
  • Biographical Note xviii
  • A Note on Terms xix
  • Currency Note xx
  • Introduction the Republic of Letters and Enlightenment 1
  • Chapter One - Esprit Calvet 20
  • Chapter Two - The Intellectual Milieu 69
  • Chapter Three - The Physician 126
  • Chapter Four - The Antiquarian 193
  • Chapter Five - The Natural Historian 242
  • Chapter Six - The Bibliophile 281
  • Chapter Seven - The Revolutionary Climacteric 335
  • Chapter Eight - Conclusion: Enlightenment and the Republic of Letters 390
  • Bibliography 413
  • Index 435
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