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Barbarism and Religion : Volume 1, The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon, 1737-1764.

By: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (357 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511151903
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Barbarism and Religion: Volume 1, The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon, 1737–1764DDC classification:
  • 940.253
LOC classification:
  • DG311.G6 P63 1999
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Note on references, quotations and translations -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- PART I England and Switzerland,1737-1763 -- CHAPTER 1 Putney, Oxford and the question of English Enlightenment -- THE GIBBON FAMILY AND THE CRISIS IN CHURCH AND STATE -- THE VISIT TO STOURHEAD AND THE VENTURE INTO ANGLICAN HISTORIOGRAPHY -- AND ALSO -- GIBBON AT OXFORD: A CRISIS IN AUTHORITY -- CHAPTER 2 Lausanne and the Arminian Enlightenment -- CHAPTER 3 The re-education of young Gibbon: method, unbelief and the turn towards history -- CHAPTER 4 The Hampshire militia and the problems of modernity -- (I) -- (II) -- (III) -- (IV) -- CHAPTER 5 Study in the camp: erudition and the search for a narrative -- PART II The encounter with Paris and the defence of erudition, 1758-1763 -- CHAPTER 6 The politics of scholarship in French and English Enlightenment -- (I) -- (II) -- CHAPTER 7 Erudition and Enlightenment in the Académie des Inscriptions -- CHAPTER 8 D'Alembert's 'Discours préliminaire': the philosophe perception of history -- (I) -- (II) -- CHAPTER 9 The 'Essai sur l'étude de la littérature': imagination, irony and history -- (II) -- (III) -- Mélange de causes dans les événements particuliers -- [The mixed causes of particular events -- (IV) -- CHAPTER 10 Paris and the gens de lettres: experience and recollection -- PART III Lausanne and Rome: the journey towards a subject, 1763-1764 -- CHAPTER 11 The return to Lausanne and the pursuit of erudition -- CHAPTER 12 The journey to Rome and the transformation of intentions -- EPILOGUE Gibbon and the rhythm that was different -- References -- ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BEFORE 1800 -- MODERN AND SECONDARY SOURCES -- Index.
Summary: A major new sequence of works from one of the world's leading historians of ideas.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Note on references, quotations and translations -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- PART I England and Switzerland,1737-1763 -- CHAPTER 1 Putney, Oxford and the question of English Enlightenment -- THE GIBBON FAMILY AND THE CRISIS IN CHURCH AND STATE -- THE VISIT TO STOURHEAD AND THE VENTURE INTO ANGLICAN HISTORIOGRAPHY -- AND ALSO -- GIBBON AT OXFORD: A CRISIS IN AUTHORITY -- CHAPTER 2 Lausanne and the Arminian Enlightenment -- CHAPTER 3 The re-education of young Gibbon: method, unbelief and the turn towards history -- CHAPTER 4 The Hampshire militia and the problems of modernity -- (I) -- (II) -- (III) -- (IV) -- CHAPTER 5 Study in the camp: erudition and the search for a narrative -- PART II The encounter with Paris and the defence of erudition, 1758-1763 -- CHAPTER 6 The politics of scholarship in French and English Enlightenment -- (I) -- (II) -- CHAPTER 7 Erudition and Enlightenment in the Académie des Inscriptions -- CHAPTER 8 D'Alembert's 'Discours préliminaire': the philosophe perception of history -- (I) -- (II) -- CHAPTER 9 The 'Essai sur l'étude de la littérature': imagination, irony and history -- (II) -- (III) -- Mélange de causes dans les événements particuliers -- [The mixed causes of particular events -- (IV) -- CHAPTER 10 Paris and the gens de lettres: experience and recollection -- PART III Lausanne and Rome: the journey towards a subject, 1763-1764 -- CHAPTER 11 The return to Lausanne and the pursuit of erudition -- CHAPTER 12 The journey to Rome and the transformation of intentions -- EPILOGUE Gibbon and the rhythm that was different -- References -- ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BEFORE 1800 -- MODERN AND SECONDARY SOURCES -- Index.

A major new sequence of works from one of the world's leading historians of ideas.

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