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History of English thought in the eighteenth century

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Published by Smith, Elder & Co. in London .
Written in English

  • Philosophy, English -- 18th century

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    Statementby Sir Leslie Stephen ...
    LC ClassificationsB1301 .S8 1881
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6907930M
    LC Control Number01019192

    Dec 10,  · Young English elites of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries often spent two to four years touring around Europe in an effort to broaden their horizons and learn about language, architecture, geography, and culture in an experience known as the Grand Tour. I teach in both the English and the Art History departments and edit the interdisciplinary journal, Critical Inquiry, a quarterly devoted to critical theory in the arts and human sciences.I work particularly on the history and theories of media, visual art, and literature, from the eighteenth century to the present.

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Jan 26,  · History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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