Conjuring science: a history of scientific entertainment and stage magic in modern France

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Conjuring Science explores the relationship between science, magic and entertainment in nineteenth and early twentieth century France, focusing on the world of conjurers and magic shows. (Description from the publisher Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
Publication Year: 
2015

Lachapelle, Sofie

Sofie Lachapelle is an associate professor of history at the University of Guelph. Her present project is about the relationship of science, magic and wonder in nineteenth and early twentieth-century France, focusing on the world of magicians and magic shows.