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The Resource The Enlightenment : a brief history with documents, Margaret C. Jacob

The Enlightenment : a brief history with documents, Margaret C. Jacob

Label
The Enlightenment : a brief history with documents
Title
The Enlightenment
Title remainder
a brief history with documents
Statement of responsibility
Margaret C. Jacob
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In an unusually diverse collection, Margaret Jacob presents the eighteenth-century movement known as the Enlightenment that forever changed the political, religious, and educational landscape of the day. Selections by some of the period's most important thinkers include pieces by Locke, Rousseau, Mary Wortley Montagu, Denis Diderot. New additions to the document collection include excerpts from Peter Bayle's Historical and critical dictionary as well as The indiscreet jewels, Diderot's novel set in the Congo but clearly aimed at the French court. Jacob covers the movement's lengthy evolution in a comprehensive introduction, which establishes the issues central to understanding the documents and provides important background on the political and social debates of the period."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
940.2/53
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CB411
LC item number
.J327 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Bedford series in history and culture
Label
The Enlightenment : a brief history with documents, Margaret C. Jacob
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Introduction : the struggle to create a new culture -- Political origins -- Scientific and religious origins -- The public sphere -- Enlightened feminism -- Reworking seventeenth-century formal philosophy -- A clandestine universe -- A Protestant odyssey -- Travel literature -- Anglophilia -- Mid-century crisis -- Rousseau -- The International Republican Conversation, 1775-1800 -- Slavery, imperialism, and the French Revolution -- The legacy of the enlightenment -- Part two. The documents -- 1. Order and disorder in church and state depicted -- 2. Some thoughts concerning education, 1693 / John Locke -- 3. Historical and critical dictionary, 1697 / Pierre Bayle -- 4. Treatise of the three impostors, 1719 -- 5. Letters concerning the English nation, 1733 / Voltaire -- 6. Letters, 1716-1718 / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- 7. Encyclopedia, 1751 / Denis Diderot -- 8. The indiscreet jewels, 1748 / Denis Diderot -- 9. The social contract, 1762 / Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- 10. What is Enlightenment?, 1784 / Immanuel Kant
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
ix, 197 pages
Isbn
9781319048860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)952789342
Label
The Enlightenment : a brief history with documents, Margaret C. Jacob
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Introduction : the struggle to create a new culture -- Political origins -- Scientific and religious origins -- The public sphere -- Enlightened feminism -- Reworking seventeenth-century formal philosophy -- A clandestine universe -- A Protestant odyssey -- Travel literature -- Anglophilia -- Mid-century crisis -- Rousseau -- The International Republican Conversation, 1775-1800 -- Slavery, imperialism, and the French Revolution -- The legacy of the enlightenment -- Part two. The documents -- 1. Order and disorder in church and state depicted -- 2. Some thoughts concerning education, 1693 / John Locke -- 3. Historical and critical dictionary, 1697 / Pierre Bayle -- 4. Treatise of the three impostors, 1719 -- 5. Letters concerning the English nation, 1733 / Voltaire -- 6. Letters, 1716-1718 / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- 7. Encyclopedia, 1751 / Denis Diderot -- 8. The indiscreet jewels, 1748 / Denis Diderot -- 9. The social contract, 1762 / Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- 10. What is Enlightenment?, 1784 / Immanuel Kant
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
ix, 197 pages
Isbn
9781319048860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)952789342

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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