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The Science of Culture in Enlightenment Germany

  • Livre Relié
  • 374 Nombre de pages
In the late 1770s, as a wave of revolution and republican unrest swept across Europe, scholars looked with urgency on the progress... Lire la suite
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In the late 1770s, as a wave of revolution and republican unrest swept across Europe, scholars looked with urgency on the progress of European civilization. The author examines their approaches to understanding human development by investigating the invention of a analytic category, "culture."

Auteur

Michael C. Carhart is Assistant Professor of History at Old Dominion University.

Contenu

List of Maps and Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: Words and Things 1. Orientalism and Reform 2. Culture and the Origin of Language 3. The Search for the Historical Plato 4. The Search for the Historical Homer 5. The Search for the Historical Moses 6. The Sociology of Ancient History 7. Three Anthropologies 8. A Scientific Revolution Conclusion: Enlightenment Social Science Notes Index

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Science of Culture in Enlightenment Germany
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Code EAN: 9780674026179
ISBN: 978-0-674-02617-9
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Harvard University Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 374
Poids: 674g
Taille: H168mm x B242mm x T31mm
Année: 2007