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Introducing the Enlightenment By Lloyd Spencer

Introducing the Enlightenment by Lloyd Spencer

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Summary

The Enlightenment of the 18th century was a crucial time in human history - a vast moral, scientific and political movement, the work of intellectuals across Europe and the New World, who began to free themselves from despotism, bigotry and superstition and tried to change the world. This title offers a guide to the giants of the Enlightenment.

Introducing the Enlightenment Summary

Introducing the Enlightenment: A Graphic Guide by Lloyd Spencer

"Introducing The Enlightenment" is the essential guide to the giants of the Enlightenment - Voltaire, Diderot, Adam Smith, Samuel Johnson, Immanuel Kant, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. The Enlightenment of the 18th century was a crucial time in human history - a vast moral, scientific and political movement, the work of intellectuals across Europe and the New World, who began to free themselves from despotism, bigotry and superstition and tried to change the world. "Introducing The Enlightenment" is a clear and accessible introduction to the leading thinkers of the age, the men and women who believed that rational endeavour could reveal the secrets of the universe.

About Lloyd Spencer

Lloyd Spencer: Lloyd Spencer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Media at Trinity and All Saints, a college of the University of Leeds. He has written Introducing the Enlightenment and a biographical study of Walter Benjamin.

Andrzej Krauze: Andrzej Krauze is a cartoonist and illustrator whose work is published regularly in the Guardian, the New Statesman, and the Sunday Telegraph.

Additional information

CIN001115220
9781848311794
1848311796
Introducing the Enlightenment: A Graphic Guide by Lloyd Spencer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Icon Books Ltd
2010-09-02
176
N/A
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