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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Author: Alan C Kors
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2005.
Series: Oxford reference online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 700 artikelen geven vooraanstaande wetenschappers in deze encyclopedie een overzicht van de langeʺ Verlichting; vanaf de opkomst van de leerlingen van Descartes in 1670 tot de restauratie van de Bourbon-monarchie in 1815 - Covering the longʺ Enlightenment, from the rise of Descartes’ disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles by leading scholars range from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedieën (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment
(NL-LeOCL)229932835
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan C Kors
ISBN: 9780195187618 019518761X 9780195104301 0195104307
OCLC Number: 66437028
Awards: Winner of Booklist Editor's Choice 2003 Library Journal Best Reference Source 2003 Library Journal Starred Review 2004 Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2004.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: I. Definitions and Interpretations of the Enlightenment A. Principal Articles B. Supporting Articles II. The Political Geography of the Enlightenment A. The International Seetting and its Significant Historical Events B. Nations, States, and Politics C. Cities, Towns, Centers, and Institutions of Intellectual Activity D. Demography E. Linguistic Change F. European contact and Colonialism III. The Agencies and Spaces of the Enlightenment A. TheWorld of Print B. Media of Diffusion C. Popularizers, Appropriators, and Critics of the Enlightenment D. Education (including Ecclesiastical Education) IV. Enlightenment, Thought, and 18th Century CultureA. The Essential Debates and Concepts of the Enlightenment B. Major Schools and Movements of Thought C. Biographies
Series Title: Oxford reference online.
Responsibility: ed. by Alan Charles Kors.

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