Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Facts On File, Incorporated, May 14, 2014 - Enlightenment - 689 pages
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...a starting point for general readers and students seeking an encounter with ideas and questions of a historical period. This encyclopedia succeeds in serving casual browsing and light immersion in the topics treated and is recommended for collections primarily serving undergraduate and general readers., "Choice
This philosophical, political, and scientific movement finally has its own one-volume encyclopedia., "Booklist
The articles are written with the general public in mind but provide enough general information for the student as wellRecommended. , "Reference Book Review
A comprehensive yet accessible resource on this time period

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Peter Hanns Reill is professor of history at UCLA and director of the UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. He has received numerous academic awards and honors

Peter Hanns Reill is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is also Director of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Reill is author of "The German Enlightenment and the Rise of Historicism "(1975), and editor or coeditor of "What's Left of Enlightenment? A Postmodern Question "(2001), "Wissenschaft als kulturelle Praxis, 1750-1900 "(1999), "Encyclopedia of Enlightenment "(1996), and "Visions of Empire: Voyages, Botany, and Representations of Nature "(1996).

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