The writing public : participatory knowledge production in enlightenment and revolutionary France (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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The writing public : participatory knowledge production in enlightenment and revolutionary France

Author: Elizabeth Andrews Bond
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the letters to the editor published in French newspapers from 1770 to 1791, thousands of writers received and responded to prevailing ideas of their day. This book situates overlooked voices at the center of the Enlightenment, shedding light on the social and material contexts in which knowledge was produced"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bond, Elizabeth Andrews.
Writing public.
Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2021
(DLC) 2020031941
(OCoLC)1151807016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Andrews Bond
ISBN: 9781501753589 1501753584 9781501753572 1501753576
OCLC Number: 1178869041
Language Note: In English.
Awards: Winner of David H. Pinkney Prize 2022 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The production and distribution of the information press --
The writers, self-presentation, and subjectivity --
Reading together, book references and reading practices --
Popular science and public participation --
Agricultural reform and local innovation --
Bienfaisance, fellow-feeling, and the public good --
Communicating the revolution.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Andrews Bond.
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"In the letters to the editor published in French newspapers from 1770 to 1791, thousands of writers received and responded to prevailing ideas of their day. This book situates overlooked voices at the center of the Enlightenment, shedding light on the social and material contexts in which knowledge was produced"--

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