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    On Hans, Zou and the Others: Wonder Animals and the Question of Animal Intelligence in Early Twentieth-Century France.Sofie Lachapelle & Jenna Healey - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41 (1):12-20.
    During the second half of the nineteenth century, the advent of widespread pet ownership was accompanied by claims of heightened animal abilities. Psychical researchers investigated many of these claims, including animal telepathy and ghostly apparitions. By the beginning of the twentieth century, news of horses and dogs with the ability to read and calculate fascinated the French public and scientists alike. Amidst questions about the justification of animal cruelty in laboratory experiments, wonder animals came to represent some extraordinary possibilities associated (...)
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    Science on Stage: Amusing Physics and Scientific Wonder at the Nineteenth-Century French Theatre.Sofie Lachapelle - 2009 - History of Science 47 (3):297-315.
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    Educating Idiots: Utopian Ideals and Practical Organization Regarding Idiocy Inside Nineteenth-Century French Asylums.Sofie Lachapelle - 2007 - Science in Context 20 (4).
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    From the Waters of the Empire to the Tanks of Paris: The Creation and Early Years of the Aquarium Tropical, Palais de la Porte Dorée. [REVIEW]Sofie Lachapelle & Heena Mistry - 2014 - Journal of the History of Biology 47 (1):1-27.
    From May to November 1931, the Exposition coloniale internationale was held in Paris. Publicized as a trip around the world in a single day, it was designed to stimulate investments and general enthusiasm for the colonies. Along with exotic temporary pavilions representing the various colonies, model villages inhabited by colonial natives, and pavilions representing commercial product brands and other colonial powers, the exposition included a zoo and an aquarium featuring animals from the colonies. Installing a large aquarium had been a (...)
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    Heather Wolffram. The Stepchildren of Science: Psychical Research and Parapsychology in Germany, C. 1870–1939. 342 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009. $100. [REVIEW]Sofie Lachapelle - 2011 - Isis 102 (2):378-378.
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    Michael R. Lynn.Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth‐Century France. Ix + 177 Pp., Bibl., Index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. $80. [REVIEW]Sofie Lachapelle - 2007 - Isis 98 (3):633-634.
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    Nicole Hulin. L'enseignement secondaire scientifique en France d'un siècle à l'autre, 1802–1980: Évolution, permanences et décalages. Preface by Hélène Gispert. Postscript by, Jean‐Pierre Kahane. 166 pp., bibl., index. Lyon: L'Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique, 2007. €20 .Nicole Hulin. Les femmes, l'enseignement et les sciences: Un long cheminement . Postscript by, Claudine Hermann. 238 pp., tables, index. New edition. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2008. €24. [REVIEW]Sofie Lachapelle - 2009 - Isis 100 (3):638-639.
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    On Hans, Zou and the Others: Wonder Animals and the Question of Animal Intelligence in Early Twentieth-Century France.Sofie Lachapelle & Jenna Healey - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41 (1):12-20.