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Lessons from l’École Polytechnique

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Abstract

Following the brutal Reign of Terror, an emergency council was set up in Paris. Its main task was the creation of a new engineering school called the École centrale des Travaux publics, which had the objective to train engineers, both civilian and military.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA

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