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Carolino, Luis Miguel – Science & Education, 2012
This paper focuses on the astronomy teaching at the Lisbon Polytechnic School and its role in building a modern technoscientific state in Portugal during the nineteenth century. It examines particularly the case of Filipe Folque, who taught astronomy and geodesy at the Lisbon Polytechnic from 1837 to 1856, and played a pivotal role in the geodetic…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Educational History, Astronomy, Foreign Countries