Persian Letters / Edition 1by Montesquieu, George R. Healy
Pub. Date: 09/01/1999
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Based on the 1758 edition, this translation strives for fidelity and retains Montesquieu's paragraphing. George R. Healy's Introduction discusses The Persian Letters as a kind of overture to the Enlightenment, a work of remarkable diversity designed more to explore a problem of great urgency for eighteenth century thought than to resolve it: that of/i>
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