The enlightenment / Dorinda Outram.
- Fourth edition.
- Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019. , ©2019
- New approaches to European history
New approaches to European history
xiii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
- "New Approaches to European History is an important textbook series, which provides concise but authoritative surveys of major themes and problems in European history since the Renaissance. Written at a level and length accessible to advanced school students and undergraduates, each book in the series addresses topics or themes that students of European history encounter daily: the series embraces both some of the more 'traditional' subjects of study and those cultural and social issues to which increasing numbers of school and college courses are devoted. A particular effort is made to consider the wider international implications of the subject under scrutiny. To aid the student reader, scholarly apparatus and annotation is light, but each work has full supplementary bibliographies and notes for further reading: where appropriate, chronologies, maps, diagrams, and other illustrative material are also provided"-- Provided by publisher.
- What is enlightenment?
Coffee houses and consumers: the social context of enlightenment
Enlightenment and government: new departure or business as usual?
Political economy: profit, trade, empire and an enlightenment science
Exploration, cross-cultural contact, and the ambivalence of the enlightenment
When people are property: the problem of slavery in the enlightenment
enlightenment thinking about gender
Science and the enlightenment: God's order and man's understanding
The rise of modern paganism? Religion and the enlightenment
The end of the enlightenment: conspiracy and revolution?
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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