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The Enlightenment and the Book

Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America

The Enlightenment and the Book( )
Author: Sher, Richard B.
ISBN:978-0-226-75253-2
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $46.00
Book Description:

The late eighteenth century witnessed an explosion of intellectual activity in Scotland by such luminaries as David Hume, Adam Smith, Hugh Blair, William Robertson, Adam Ferguson, James Boswell, and Robert Burns. And the books written by these seminal thinkers made a significant mark during their time in almost every field of polite literature and higher learning throughout Britain, Europe, and the Americas.  In this magisterial history, Richard B. Sher...
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