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Category: All Categories: History: Europe: Enlightenment
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Dudy, Georges, Editors; Arthur Goldhammer, Translator  
A History of Private Life: II. Revelations of the Medieval World
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Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge,1988.
Fine paperback. Decorative cover with alittle edge and corner wear. Tight binding. Pp are Fine, look unread. 9 x 6 7/8 ", 650 pp with many illustrations, biblio, credits and index.

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2.
Durant, Will, 1885-1981, & Ariel Durant  
The Age of Voltaire. A History of Civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster, BOMC.
xviii, 898, [2] p., illus., 25 cm. Map endpapers. The Story of Civilization IX. "With Special Emphasis on the Conflict between Religion and Philosophy." Stock#32250. BOMC. Vg/ dj vg.

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Durant, Will, 1885-1981, and Ariel Durant  
Rousseau And Revolution A History of Civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the Remainder of Europe from 1715, to 1789

Publisher: N.Y., Simon and Schuster, 1967.
xx, 1091, [2]p.,illus., 25cm. Map end-papers. The Story of Civilization: Part X. Stock# 32,251. BOMC. Vg/ no dj.

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4.
Elliott, Kirsten:  
The Myth Maker, John Wood 1704-1754

Publisher: Bath, Akeman Press, 2004 (1st Edition).
80pp with full colour and b/w illus. "This book commemorates the tercentenary of John Wood's birth, examines how old myths inspired John Wood, and how new myths grew up about him. In the eighteenth century - the Age of Enlightenment - long held beliefs on religion, history, and science were in turmoil. Old theories were challenged, discarded and reinvented. Many and varied were the hypotheses put forward by thinkers of the age. Among those who put their minds to work on these problems was a young architect from Bath - John Wood. From ideas then current about Druids and Stonehenge, he built a mythical history for the City of Bath, based upon the legendary King Bladud. From being a minor figure, Wood promoted him into being a genius, savant and magician, descended from the Trojans. These myths were to inspire John Wood's buildings. Little is known of Wood's early life, and as interest in him grew over the years, speculations became facts - yet many were just as mythical as Wood's own fables." Fine (new) cond trade paperback. 9 x 6 inches

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5.
Gay, Peter, b.1923  
The Party of Humanity Essays in the French Enlightenment

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf, 1964.
xv, 290, ix p., 21.5 cm. Nine essays in which Gay asserts the importance and value of Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot, and others. RBL. Stock#33,183. FGood+/ dj poor, worn, torn.

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6.
Lecky, W. E. H. (William Edward Hartpole), 1838-1903  
History of the Rise and Influence of the Spirit of Rationalism in Europe / by W. E. H. Lecky

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton, 1897.
2 volumes: 405; 386 p., index, 20 cm. First published 1865. Traces the progress of a spirit of rationalism from religious dogmatism and persecution to tolerance. The book was well received and published in many editions. Stock#102456. Vg / no djs.

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7.
Ornstein, Robert E  
The Mind Field: a Personal Essay

Publisher: Octagon Press London, 1983.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 086304011x In DJ; Blue cl. Diagrams. Notes. Critique of methods for expanding consciousness; Small 8vo; xiv + 139 pages

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8.
Porter, Roy:  
Madmen : a social history of Madhouses, Mad-Doctors & Lunatics ( illustrated edition )

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus Publishing Ltd, 2004 (1st illustrated edition).
319pp with 15 colour plates and 95 b/w illus. This title was originally published in 1987 as "Mind Forg'd Manacles" by Athlone Press ; republished with the added advantage of numerous illustrations, as noted above, following the untimely death of Roy Porter in 2002. The author either edited or wrote approx 100 titles ; he was acknowledged as one of the foremost experts on the history of medicine, and the 18th century period - his specialist subjects are combined in this book. "Best-selling popular historian Roy Porter looks at the bizarre and savage practices of mad-doctors treating those afflicted by 'manias', ranging from huge doses of opium, blood-letting and cold-water immersion to beatings, confinement in cages and blistering. The author reveals how Bethlem - the London asylum created to care for the capital's mentally sick - was riddled with sadism and embezzlement, and if that wasn't dehumanising enough, jeering, ogling sightseers were permitted entry - for a fee of course" The book contains no less than 21 pages of cited bibliography as well as being extensively indexed. Originally published at 25.00 Fine (new) cond : fine (new) cond d/w. 9 x 6 inches

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9.
Wasserman, Earl R. (Reeves), 1913- , editor  
Aspects of the Eighteenth Century. Edited by Earl R. Wasserman
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Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1965.
vi, 346 p., [4] p. of plates, illus., music; 24 cm. 18 essays by such distinguished scholars as George Boas, Isaiah Berlin, Rene Wellek, Jean Seznec, Rudolf Wittkower... Stock#46787. Vg, bookplate / dj good+.

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10.
Webermann, Otto Alexander  
Studien zur volkstumlichen Aufklarung in Estland: Friedrich Gustav Arvelius (1753-1806)

Publisher: Gottingen. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1978.
210 p., 24.5 cm. Friedrich Gustav Arvelius, 1753-1806, Enlightenment Estonia. Edited by Johann Dietrich von Pezold. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Gottingen... Stock# 33,806. Vg/ paper.

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