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The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille$
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Zina Weygand

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804757683

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.001.0001

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The Quinze-Vingts Under the Consulate and the Empire: Implementing a Productivist Utopia

The Quinze-Vingts Under the Consulate and the Empire: Implementing a Productivist Utopia

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(p.219) Chapter 12 The Quinze-Vingts Under the Consulate and the Empire: Implementing a Productivist Utopia
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The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille
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DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.003.0013

This chapter discusses the new regulations and organization of the Quinze-Vingts under the supervision of the Minister of the Interior. It also describes the work of Paul Seignette, Agent General at the Quinze-Vingts, who became the salvation of the blind youth and definitively rescued the work of Valentin Haüy.

Keywords:   Quinze-Vingts, blind, Paul Seignette

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