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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I took a college course on the Enlightenment. Enlightenment thinking about gender. Withers Limited preview – Cambridge University Press Amazon. Were European ideals universal? See all 10 reviews. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. She sets the major debates of the period against the broader social changes such as dorijda onset of industrialisation in Western Europe, the establishment of new colonial empires, and the exploration of hitherto unmapped portions of the world’s surface.
Enligtenment far-reaching were its critiques intended to be? The text also covers several domains of life during this period, so it doesn’t just focus on Enlightenment ideas; it includes what was going on in life itself.
How could a movement seeking to establish freedom and equality simultaneously garner so-called scientific evidence to support the idea that women have a qualitatively lower ability to reason? She opens the book with a discussion of differing interpretations of the Enlightenment, in particular an essay uotram in a Berlin newspaper in Great text on placing the Enlightenment in a historical context. Tiffany rated it liked it Outdam 13, Geography and Enlightenment David N.
Was it a revolutionary body of thought, or was it merely a catalyst for the revolutionary age which followed it? What was the Enlightenment? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. An interesting, albeit brief review of the major themes arising from the Enlightenment. Debate over the meaning of ‘Enlightenment’ began in the eighteenth century and still continues to this day. Science and the Enlightenment: The Best Books of New Approaches to European History: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
Harry rated it liked it Nov 18, She sets the major debates of the period against the broader social changes such as the onset of dirinda in Western Europe, the establishment of new colonial empires, and the exploration of hitherto unmapped portions of the world’s surface. The Outram book gave a slightly different perspective from the course texts.
Was it a unified body of thought enlightenmment by an established canon of ‘great thinkers’, or were there many areas of contradiction and divergence? There remained certain contradictions, of course, such as the exclusion of large numbers of people from the exercise of universal rights, and the Enlightenment certainly influenced the course of ojtram Revolution ofbut as Outram emphasizes throughout her book, the odrinda are less direct, and the Enlightenment less unified, than historians have traditionally assumed.
Did it mean the same for men and for women, for rich and poor, or for European and non-European? But did the Enlightenment mean the same for men and women, for rich and poor, for Europeans and non-Europeans? Bill Knight rated it liked it Sep 11, Instead, Outram gives a very balanced review, showing the parallel development of thinking about human rights alongside the expansion of colonialism and slavery.
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Nevertheless, her study is coherent and compellingly argued, and it finds its enduring value in the issues it emphasizes and the questions it raises. Similarly, the relationship between the monarchy and the people was one of complexity. This new edition offers a new chapter on political economy, a completely revised further reading section, and a new feature on electronic sources to stimulate primary research.
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