Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany [18th-century] [SIGNED BY AUTHOR].
[SERIES]: Oxford Historical Monographs.
Place of Publication
SIGNED BY AUTHOR WITH DEDICATION dated 1995. RARE historical monograph on the transmission of political ideas across languages and cultures with focus on on a notably fruitful encounter between two 18th-century political cultures: the reception of Scottish civic ideas, voiced most powerfully in the works of the Edinburgh historian-philosopher Adam Ferguson, by German thinkers in the era of Enlightenment, and early Romanticism. 225x145 mm. VIII+356 pages. Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt spine. Jacket rubbed. Jacket edges and corners slightly wrinkled. Rear cover upper corner and spine edges slightly bumped/wrinkled. This extremely rare book is in good condition.