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The Resource Narratives of enlightenment : cosmopolitan history from Voltaire to Gibbon, Karen O'Brien, (electronic resource)

Narratives of enlightenment : cosmopolitan history from Voltaire to Gibbon, Karen O'Brien, (electronic resource)

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Narratives of enlightenment : cosmopolitan history from Voltaire to Gibbon
Title
Narratives of enlightenment
Title remainder
cosmopolitan history from Voltaire to Gibbon
Statement of responsibility
Karen O'Brien
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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IT-FiEUI
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O'Brien, Karen
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought
Series volume
34
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  • Literature and history
  • Enlightenment
  • Intellectual life
Label
Narratives of enlightenment : cosmopolitan history from Voltaire to Gibbon, Karen O'Brien, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: cosmopolitanism, narrative, history -- Voltaire's neoclassical poetics of history -- European contexts in Hume's History of England -- William Robertson to the rescue of Scottish history -- Robertson on the triumph of Europe and its empires -- Emulation and revival: Gibbon's Decline and fall of the Roman Empire -- David Ramsay's sceptical history of the American Revolution -- Afterwood -- Selected secondary studies of the work of individual historians -- Selected general studies of historical writing in the eighteenth century
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CR9780511519079
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780511519079
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)558430424
Label
Narratives of enlightenment : cosmopolitan history from Voltaire to Gibbon, Karen O'Brien, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: cosmopolitanism, narrative, history -- Voltaire's neoclassical poetics of history -- European contexts in Hume's History of England -- William Robertson to the rescue of Scottish history -- Robertson on the triumph of Europe and its empires -- Emulation and revival: Gibbon's Decline and fall of the Roman Empire -- David Ramsay's sceptical history of the American Revolution -- Afterwood -- Selected secondary studies of the work of individual historians -- Selected general studies of historical writing in the eighteenth century
Control code
CR9780511519079
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780511519079
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)558430424

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