The Roads to Modernity

The Roads to Modernity The British, French, and American Enlightenments

Paperback (01 Sep 2005) | English

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Synopsis

A bold and brilliant reclamation of the Enlightenment from scholars who have given the movement pre-eminence in France over concurrent movements in England and America. This is a contrast of the Enlightenment in three different countries and tries to show how the abstracted idealisation of Man characterised by the French has wrongly been given primacy. Exceptionally well written and clever.' - The Washington Post Book World 'Supported with great passion and wide-ranging scholarship.' - San Francisco Chronicle'

Book information

ISBN: 9781400077229
Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
Imprint: Vintage - Us
Pub date:
DEWEY: 190.9033
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 235g
Height: 228mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 16mm