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Fire and light : how the Enlightenment transformed our world, James MacGregor Burns

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Fire and light : how the Enlightenment transformed our world
Title
Fire and light
Title remainder
how the Enlightenment transformed our world
Statement of responsibility
James MacGregor Burns
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling historian James MacGregor Burns explores the most daring and transformational intellectual movement in history, the European and American Enlightenment. In this engaging, provocative history, James MacGregor Burns brilliantly illuminates the two-hundred-year conflagration of the Enlightenment, when audacious questions and astonishing ideas tore across Europe and the New World, transforming thought, overturning governments, and inspiring visionary political experiments
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, James MacGregor
Dewey number
940.2/5
Index
index present
LC call number
B802
LC item number
.B87 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment
Label
Fire and light : how the Enlightenment transformed our world, James MacGregor Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Imperial rulership
  • The Scottish enlightenment
  • Revolutionary Americans.
  • An American enlightenment
  • Creating the revolution
  • Self-evident truths
  • The egalitarian movement
  • France: rule or ruin?
  • Royal Paris
  • The Philiosophes and the people
  • Introduction: Enlightenment as revolution?
  • The unmaking of a king
  • Becoming revolutionary
  • The madness of the factions
  • Transforming American politics.
  • The life of the nation
  • The liberty of a person
  • The happiness of the people
  • The first transformation?
  • Britain: the rules of rulership.
  • The inside game
  • The revolution in ideas.
  • The revolution that wasn't
  • The fractured debate
  • Napoleonic rulership.
  • La grande farce
  • Power: the supreme value
  • The abdication of the people
  • Restoration?
  • Britain: industrializing enlightenment.
  • Ideas as capital
  • The tyranny of the machine
  • The state of nature
  • Property and poverty
  • The new radicals
  • France: the crowds of July.
  • The liberal revolt
  • Tribunes of the people
  • Republican rivals
  • The American experiment.
  • We are all republicans
  • The Democratic majority
  • Liberty and equality
  • The triumph of reason
  • The new world
  • Britain: the fire for reform.
  • Strategies of reform
  • Ideas as weapons
  • Stumbling toward reform
  • The dawning of a liberal party
  • The negative of liberty.
  • People as property
  • The canker of bondage
  • The transformation.
  • The freedom of thought
  • The liberal triumph
  • The clash of ideas
  • A new American enlightenment?
  • The light of experience
  • Rule Britannia?
  • The widening gap
Control code
1434479
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 388 pages
Isbn
9781250024893
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013023486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1434479
  • (OCoLC)827256844
Label
Fire and light : how the Enlightenment transformed our world, James MacGregor Burns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Imperial rulership
  • The Scottish enlightenment
  • Revolutionary Americans.
  • An American enlightenment
  • Creating the revolution
  • Self-evident truths
  • The egalitarian movement
  • France: rule or ruin?
  • Royal Paris
  • The Philiosophes and the people
  • Introduction: Enlightenment as revolution?
  • The unmaking of a king
  • Becoming revolutionary
  • The madness of the factions
  • Transforming American politics.
  • The life of the nation
  • The liberty of a person
  • The happiness of the people
  • The first transformation?
  • Britain: the rules of rulership.
  • The inside game
  • The revolution in ideas.
  • The revolution that wasn't
  • The fractured debate
  • Napoleonic rulership.
  • La grande farce
  • Power: the supreme value
  • The abdication of the people
  • Restoration?
  • Britain: industrializing enlightenment.
  • Ideas as capital
  • The tyranny of the machine
  • The state of nature
  • Property and poverty
  • The new radicals
  • France: the crowds of July.
  • The liberal revolt
  • Tribunes of the people
  • Republican rivals
  • The American experiment.
  • We are all republicans
  • The Democratic majority
  • Liberty and equality
  • The triumph of reason
  • The new world
  • Britain: the fire for reform.
  • Strategies of reform
  • Ideas as weapons
  • Stumbling toward reform
  • The dawning of a liberal party
  • The negative of liberty.
  • People as property
  • The canker of bondage
  • The transformation.
  • The freedom of thought
  • The liberal triumph
  • The clash of ideas
  • A new American enlightenment?
  • The light of experience
  • Rule Britannia?
  • The widening gap
Control code
1434479
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 388 pages
Isbn
9781250024893
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013023486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1434479
  • (OCoLC)827256844

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