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But did the Enlightenment mean the same for men and women, for rich and poor, In the third edition of her acclaimed book, Dorinda Outram. Debate over the meaning of ‘Enlightenment’ began in the In the second edition of her book, Dorinda Outram studies the Enlightenment as a. DORINDA OUTRAM, The Enlightenment, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, , XVI + pp. (New Approaches to European History.

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Review quote ‘The book is not just a refreshing approach for students but a worthwhile refresher for any teacher. Return to Book Page. I highly recommend it. Description Debate over the meaning of ‘Enlightenment’ began in the eighteenth century and still continues to this day. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. As Outram points out, outrma recent historical research has focused on the social context in which Enlightenment ideas were produced, received, and marketed.

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Dornda religious movements during this period sought to make orthodox religious beliefs commensurable with human reason and other Enlightenment ideals. This period saw the opening of arguments on the nature of man, truth, the place of God, and the international circulation of ideas, people and gold.

Shoshana rated it liked it Dec 03, Was it a revolutionary body of thought, or was it merely a catalyst for the revolutionary age which followed it?


This period saw the emergence of arguments on the nature of man, truth, the place of God, and the international circulation of ideas, people and gold. God’s order and man’s understanding; 9. Steven rated it liked it Apr 15, Please try again later.

Writing in clear, lucid prose with a quick style, Outram brings to light new ideas on the Enightenment while responding to more traditional interpretations in due course. The Best Books of Account Options Sign in. Lists with This Book. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Her previous publications include Uneasy Careers and Intimate Lives: But on the whole, an interesting aspect to the period. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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The Enlightenment

Showing of 10 reviews. Sex, Class and Political Culture Was it a unified body of thought generated by an established canon of ‘great thinkers’, or were there many areas of contradiction and divergence? This unique and accessible synthesis of scholarship will be invaluable to any student of enliyhtenment history. The new edition also features a new introduction and chapter on slavery, and the bibliography and short biographies have been extended.

New Approaches to European History: The Enlightenment

The end of the Enlightenment enligthenment and revolution? People often invoke The Enlightenment as the time when reason and Science defeated superstition an religion, and human rights became important.


Ben Craik rated it liked it Nov 06, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Enlightenment and the exotic. Holly rated it liked it Jan 24, Enlivhtenment the third edition of her acclaimed book, Dorinda Outram addresses these and other questions about the Enlightenment as controversy increases about its place at the foundation of modernity.

The Outram book gave a slightly different perspective from the course texts. Doeinda thinking about gender. Economic expansion, population growth, increased literacy, and the proliferation of learned societies — to name only several of the many changes — diminished the authority of the monarchy and religious establishments while giving greater influence to the writers and thinkers who shaped the changes during the Enlightenment. Nevertheless, her study is coherent and compellingly argued, and it finds its enduring value in the issues it emphasizes and the questions it raises.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Did it mean the same for men and for women, for rich and poor, or for European and non-European? New Approaches to European History: