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  • The Enlightenment was a period of intense activity devoted to discovery and learning about the natural world, the past and other civilizations. Classification, collecting and deciphering were all important stages on the way to understanding the world. The King's Library was built to house the books donated from the royal libraries of King George II and King George III and they epitomize the interest in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in scholarship and study. Aimed at the general reader and relevant to many academic disciplines, this book explores the ways people acquired new information, organized their ideas and reached their conclusions.

  • Product code: cmc50208
    Price category: 10 to 25
    World culture: Enlightenment Europe
    Title: Enlightenment
    Subtitle: Discovering the world in the 18th century
    Author: Kim Sloan
    ISBN: 9780714150208
    Number of pages: 304
    Size: 276x219mm
    llustrations: 245 colour and 25 b/w
    Weight: 1.259kg
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