Crosland, Maurice P.

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CROSLAND, Maurice P.

CROSLAND, Maurice P. British, b. 1931. Genres: History, Sciences. Career: Lecturer, 1963-69, and Reader in the History of Science, 1969-74, University of Leeds. Professor of the History of Science, and Director of the Unit for History, Philosophy and Social Relations of Science, University of Kent at Canterbury, 1974-94. Visiting professor; University of Calfornia, Berkeley 1967, Cornell University, 1967-68, University of Pennsylvania, 1971. President, British Society for the History of Science, 1974-76. Publications: Historical Studies in the Language of Chemistry, 1962, 1978; The Society of Arcueil: A View of French Science at the Time of Napoleon I, 1967; Gay-Lussac, Scientist and Bourgeois, 1978, 1991; Science under Control: The French Academy of Sciences, 1795-1914, 1992; In the Shadow of Lavoisier: The Annales de chimie and the Establishment of a New Science, 1994; Studies in the Culture of Science in France and Britain since the Enlightenment, 1995. EDITOR: Science in France in the Revolutionary Era, Described by Thomas Bugge, 1969; The Science of Matter: A Historical Survey, 1971, 1992; The Emergence of Science in Western Europe, 1975. Address: Unit for History of Science, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NX, England.