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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

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From the author of (winner of the Book Award) comes a "sumptuous and spicy volume" () that highlights Britain's long-underestimated and pivotal role in disseminating the ideas and culture of the Enlightenment. In response to numerous histories centered on France and Germany, Roy Porter explains how the monumental transformation of thinking in Britain influenced worldwide developments. This "splendidly imaginative" work "propels the debate forward...and makes a valuable point" ().

Synopsis:

"Porter's [book] has been long in the making and has been worth waiting for."--Peter Gay,

About the Author

The late Roy Porter was professor of the history of medicine at University College, London. His books include The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393322682
Author:
Porter, Roy
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Enlightenment
Subject:
Modern - 18th Century
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
World History-England General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 pages of black and white illustration
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.2 x 1.4 in 2.025 lb

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History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » Hanover to Victorian Period
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » England » General

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