Enlightenment Studies

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Enlightenment Studies

Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies. Edited by Ruth Savage.

The Bible and the Enlightenment: A Case Study: Alexander Geddes 1737–1802. Edited by William Johnstone.

Marisa Linton. The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France. (Studies in Modern History.) New York: Palgrave. 2001. Pp. xi, 258. $60.00

Robert J. Mayhew. Enlightenment Geography: The Political Language of British Geography, 1650–1850. (Studies in Modern History.) New York: St. Martin's. 2000. Pp. viii, 234. $65.00

Lois C. Dubin. The Port Jews of Habsburg Trieste: Absolutist Politics and Enlightenment Culture. (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture.) Stanford: Stanford University Press. 1999. Pp. ix, 335. $49.50

Douglas Anderson. The Radical Enlightenments of Benjamin Franklin. (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1997. Pp. xviii, 261. $39.95

Robert E. Schofield. The Enlightenment of Joseph Priestley: A Study of His Life and Work from 1733 to 1773. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 1997. Pp. xii, 305. $45.00

Janis Langins. Conserving the Enlightenment: French Military Engineering from Vauban to the Revolution. (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) Cambridge: MIT Press. 2004. Pp. xiv, 532. $55.00

Pierre Birnbaum. Geography of Hope: Exile, the Enlightenment, Disassimilation. Translated by Charlotte Mandell. (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture.) Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. 2008. Pp. 479. $65.00

Nick Nesbitt. Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment. (New World Studies.) Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. 2008. Pp. viii, 261. Cloth $59.50, paper $22.50

Karen O'Brien. Narratives of Enlightenment: Cosmopolitan History from Voltaire to Gibbon. (Cambridge studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature, number 34.) New York: Cambridge University Press. 1997. Pp. xii, 249. $59.95

Nina Reid-Maroney. Philadelphia's Enlightenment, 1740–1800: Kingdom of Christ, Empire of Reason. (Contributions to the Study of World History, number 81.) Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. 2001. Pp. xv, 199. $62.50

Andrew Goss The Floracrats: State-Sponsored Science and the Failure of the Enlightenment in Indonesia. (New Perspectives in Southeast Asian Studies.) Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 2011. Pp. xiv, 256. $26.95.

Jason M. Kelly. The Society of Dilettanti: Archaeology and Identity in the British Enlightenment. New Haven: Yale University Press, for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. 2009. Pp. xvii, 366. $75.00

Theresa Ann Smith. The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain. (Studies on the History of Society and Culture.) Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 2006. Pp. xiii, 309. $49.95

GABRIEL B. PAQUETTE. Enlightenment, Governance, and Reform in Spain and Its Empire, 1759–1808. (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series.) New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. Pp. xi, 244. $69.95

Lesley H. Walker. A Mother's Love: Crafting Feminine Virtue in Enlightenment France. (The Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.) Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press. 2008. Pp. 251. $52.50

Henning Graf Reventlow, History of Biblical Interpretation. Volume 1: From the Old Testament to Origen; Volume 2: From Late Antiquity to the End of the Middle Ages; Volume 3: Renaissance, Reformation, Humanism; Volume 4: From the Enlightenment to the Twentieth Century. (SBL Resources for Biblical Study 50; 61; 62; 63).


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The history of Enlightenment studies has been shaped by contests over the definition and especially the political meanings given to the term “Enlightenment.” From its very beginning in the 1690s ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

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