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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Author: Ellen Judy Wilson; Peter Hanns Reill
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, Inc., 2004.
Series: Facts on File library of world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"A resource on the Age of Enlightenment, which spanned the late 17th through the 18th centuries and replaced superstition and religious despotism with reason and rationality, Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, Revised Edition is a tool for students and the general public. Conceived and written as a point of departure for anyone who wishes to encounter this remarkable age of Kant, Newton, Descartes, Mozart, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Judy Wilson; Peter Hanns Reill
ISBN: 0816053359 9780816053353
OCLC Number: 53315226
Description: xvii, 670 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Preface to the second edition --
Introduction --
How to use this book --
Chronology --
Entries A-Z --
Selected bibliography ---
Index.
Series Title: Facts on File library of world history.
Responsibility: Peter Hanns Reill, consulting editor ; Ellen Judy Wilson, principal author.
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