Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters, 1680-1750

Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters, 1680-1750

by Anne Goldgar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300053592

ISBN-13: 9780300053593

Pub. Date: 07/28/1995

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this original and stimulating book, Anne Goldgar examines the everyday interactions and values that underpinned the Republic of Letters-an informal social and cultural community of scholars throughout Europe who, during the period immediately preceding the Enlightenment, traveled to meet each other, exchanged letters, contributed to scholarly journals, and helped

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In this original and stimulating book, Anne Goldgar examines the everyday interactions and values that underpinned the Republic of Letters-an informal social and cultural community of scholars throughout Europe who, during the period immediately preceding the Enlightenment, traveled to meet each other, exchanged letters, contributed to scholarly journals, and helped with the publication of other scholars' work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300053593
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.52(d)

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