Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Alan Charles Kors
Oxford University Press, 2005
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In 700 artikelen geven vooraanstaande wetenschappers in deze encyclopedie een overzicht van de langeʺ Verlichting; vanaf de opkomst van de leerlingen van Descartes in 1670 tot de restauratie van de Bourbon-monarchie in 1815 - Covering the longʺ Enlightenment, from the rise of Descartes’ disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles by leading scholars range from discussions of mercantilism and democracy to the battlefield to the dissemination of ideas in salons and coffeehouses. Breaking conventional geographical boundaries, coverage includes not only Western Europe but also North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures.

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