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Peripheries of the Enlightenment

Peripheries of the Enlightenment

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Published by Voltaire Foundation in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Enlightenment.,
  • Culture diffusion -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-[327]) and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Butterwick, Simon Davies, and Gabriel Sánchez Espinosa.
    SeriesSVEX -- 2008:01
    ContributionsButterwick, Richard., Davies, Simon., Sánchez Espinosa, Gabriel, 1961-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB802 .P38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18591582M
    ISBN 100729409260
    ISBN 109780729409261
    LC Control Number2008360659

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