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The Republic of Letters: A Cultural History of the French Enlightenment / Edition 1
     

The Republic of Letters: A Cultural History of the French Enlightenment / Edition 1

by Dena Goodman
 

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ISBN-10: 0801481740

ISBN-13: 9780801481741

Pub. Date: 01/01/1996

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Goodman details the history of the Republic of Letters in the Parisian salons, where men and women, philosophes and salonnieres, together not only introduced reciprocity into intellectual life through the practices of letter writing and polite conversation but also developed a republican model of government that was to challenge the monarchy.

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Goodman details the history of the Republic of Letters in the Parisian salons, where men and women, philosophes and salonnieres, together not only introduced reciprocity into intellectual life through the practices of letter writing and polite conversation but also developed a republican model of government that was to challenge the monarchy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801481741
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
968,337
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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