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The Enlightenment : history, documents, and key questions

Author: William E Burns
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2016.
Series: Crossroads in world history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Enlightenment : history, documents, and key questions is a one-stop reference that serves high school and undergraduate students in learning about the background of the Enlightenment. The book also provides readers with key insights into the distant origins of American democracy and technology-based innovation. The text's coverage of the Enlightenment from the late 17th century to the late 18th century in both  Read more...
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Burns, William E., 1959-
Enlightenment
(DLC) 2015028980
(OCoLC)900016663
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William E Burns
ISBN: 9781610698467 1610698460
OCLC Number: 928890730
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Alphabetical List of Entries --
Topical List of Entries --
How to Use This Book --
Timeline --
Historical Overview --
The Enlightenment : A-Z --
Primary Documents --
Key Questions --
Question 1: Was There an Enlightenment for Women? --
Question 2: Was the Enlightenment Secular? --
Question 3: Was the Enlightenment Democratic?
Series Title: Crossroads in world history.
Responsibility: William E. Burns.

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Based on the most recent scholarship, this book provides students and interested lay readers with a basic introduction to key facts and current controversies concerning the Enlightenment.  Read more...

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