In this chronological table of the ‘long’ eighteenth century I have sought to place scientific publications in the context of their cultural milieu. I have purposefully omitted birth and death dates of the great figures of the eighteenth century in preference for the dates when their most significant publications and/or other contributions appeared.


Scientific Publication Royal Society Cultural Context Eighteenth Century Tion Date 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. U. M. Smith
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  1. 1.Vision SciencesAston UniversityUK

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