Panorama of the Enlightenment (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2006-10-01
Förlag
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Illustratör/Fotograf
153 in colour 387 illustrations
Illustrationer
234 Illustrations, black and white; 153 Illustrations, color
Dimensioner
288 x 226 x 28 mm
Vikt
1859 g
ISBN
9780500251317
Panorama of the Enlightenment (inbunden)

Panorama of the Enlightenment

Inbunden Engelska, 2006-10-01
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Here is the most comprehensive and accessible visual sourcebook and survey of the Enlightenment - its people, its horizons, its defining characteristics, its whole culture. Features hundreds of painstakingly researched illustrations from the widest range of sources. Special `picture essays' explore selected themes in depth.
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'Welcome and well-produced' - The Burlington Magazine 'This gorgeous visual sourcebook on the union of ideas and art is lavishly crammed with pictures and extensive essays, complemented by the excellent production values of T&H and a cover that encapsulates the ambition and scope of the era' - The Bookseller

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Dorinda Outram is Franklin I. Clark Professor of History at the University of Rochester, New York. Her distinguished academic career has taken her to Cambridge, Harvard, MIT, the Max Planck Institute, Berlin, and the National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction: Archetypes of the Enlightenment * 1. What Was the Enlightenment? * 2. The Sociable Enlightenment * 3. Marriage, Children and Gender: the Enlightenment Family * 4. The Global Enlightenment * 5. `Know Thyself': the Self and Experience * 6. Authority and Architecture * 7. Science and Medicine * 8. Epilogue: The Legacy of the Enlightenment