Q & A with Paola Bertucci about Award-winning Book

January 24, 2020

Editor’s note: Paola Bertucci’s Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France has been making waves ever since its publication in 2017. Most recently it was selected as the winner of the 2018–2019 Louis Gottschalk Prize, sponsored by American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. We invited Paola to share some thoughts about her book and its impact among historians, and she not only obliged but turned the Q&A into a real two-way conversation by adding to the questions.

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