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Cover image is the author’s portrait of Charles Dupin, based on L. L. Boilly’s lithograph (1820) in the Paris Academy of Sciences.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Bradley, Margaret, 1933-
Charles Dupin and his influence on France, 1784–1873 : the contributions of a mathematician, educator, engineer, and statesman / Margaret Bradley.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-60497-751-6 (alk. paper)
1. Dupin, Charles, baron, 1784–1873. 2. Dupin, Charles, baron, 1784–1873—Influence. 3. Intellectuals—France—Biography. 4. Statemen—France—Biography. 5. France—Intellectual life—19th century. I. Title. DC255.D86B73 2011