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A Hotbed of genius

A Hotbed of genius

the Scottish enlightenment, 1730-1790

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Published by University Press in Edinburgh [Lothian] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Enlightenment -- Scotland,
    • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by David Daiches, Peter Jones, and Jean Jones for the Institute for Advanced Studies.
      ContributionsDaiches, David, 1912-, Jones, Peter 1935-, Jones, Jean, 1935-, University of Edinburgh. Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA812 .H67 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2324442M
      ISBN 100852245378, 0852245386
      LC Control Number86209016

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