Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment (Facts on File Library of World History Series)

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment (Facts on File Library of World History Series)

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New to this edition (the original edition was published in 1996) are entries on Alphra Behn, capitalism, colonialism, Sarah Fielding, secret societies, and Pompeii. In all, 140 of the entries have been revised or are new to this edition. Entries are included on ideas, terms, people, works, and places. A sampling of entry topics includes animism, the Berlin Academy, chemical revolution, Descartes, Miklos Jozsef Esterhazy, genius, Haskalah, orientalism, and Robespierre. Each entry is fully cross-referenced. Some b&w illustrations are included. Reill (history, U. of California, Los Angeles), a former author, was consulting editor for this edition; Wilson is editor of publications at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library at UCLA. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816053353
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/08/2004
Series: Facts on File Library of World History Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 670
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 11.06(h) x 1.48(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

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