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Author Bourgault, Sophie
Title A Companion to Enlightenment Historiography : Companion to Enlightenment Historiography
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (519 pages)
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Series Brill's Companions to European History Ser. ; v.3
Brill's Companions to European History Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I Eighteenth-Century Historians -- 1. Edward Gibbon: Historian in Space -- 2. Politics and Culture in Hume's History of England -- 3. William Robertson: The Minister as Historian -- 4. Montesquieu and Plutarch: Reflections on Historical Analysis in Broader Social Scientific Comparison -- 5. .Voltaire: Polemical Possibilities of History -- 6. Herder in 1774: An Incomplete Philosophy of History -- 7. Giambattista Vico's New Science of the Common Nature of the Nations -- Part II Themes and Regional Contexts -- 8. German Enlightenment Historiography and the Rise of Historicism -- 9. Identity and Innovation: Historiography in the Scottish Enlightenment -- 10. The Beginnings of Enlightenment Historiography in Britain -- 11. Philosophes, Anticlericalism, Reactionaries and Progress in French Enlightenment Historiography -- 12. The Divinity of Human Making and Doing in the 18th Century -- 13. Philhellenism among the philosophes: Ancient Greece in French Enlightenment Historiography -- 14. Roman Historiography of Eighteenth-Century Britain Beyond Gibbon: Ancient Norms of Empire for Moderns -- Index
A Companion to Enlightenment Historiography offers a survey of the most important historians and historiographical debates in the long eighteenth century, examining these debates' stylistic, philosophical and political significance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bourgault, Sophie A Companion to Enlightenment Historiography : Companion to Enlightenment Historiography Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789004251854
Subject Enlightenment
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Alt Author Sparling, Robert
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