7 edition of France in the Enlightenment found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 675-704) and index.
|Statement||Daniel Roche ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.|
|Series||Harvard historical studies ;, 130, Harvard historical studies ;, v. 130.|
|LC Classifications||DC33.4 .R61515 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||723 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||723|
|LC Control Number||97042550|
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Daniel Roche, the foremost historian of eighteenth-century France, brings the Old Regime to life by showing how its institutions operated and how they were understood by the people who worked within them. Roche depicts the eighteenth-century French 'culture of appearances' -- the food and clothing, living quarters, and reading material of the peasant, the merchant, the noble, the King, from.
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McMahon makes a significant contribution to the study of the reception of the Enlightenment."--American Historical ReviewCited by: This book is a surprisingly complete history of France, told largely in the context of how that shaped the foods that we associate with France culture.
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French thinkers of this century made a long series of devastating attacks on old ideas, usages, and institutions that had been handed down from the past. And, at the same time, these thinkers proposed a series of thorough-going reforms in social, economic, political, religious, and educational.
The eighteenth century is often called the Age of Reason or The Enlightenment. During this time, France, like many other European countries, was caught up in the ideas of such men as Voltaire, Rousseau, Montesquieu and Diderot. In the popular coffee houses of Paris people from all walks of life were meeting to discuss these new philosophies.
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Enlightenment, term applied to the mainstream of thought of 18th-century Europe and America. Background and Basic Tenets The scientific and intellectual developments of the 17th cent.—the discoveries of Isaac Newton, the rationalism of Réné Descartes, the skepticism of Pierre Bayle, the pantheism of Benedict de Spinoza, and the empiricism of Francis Bacon and John Locke—fostered.
During the 18th century there emerged in the French-speaking world a widespread movement of criticism of existing institutions and beliefs which came to be called the “Enlightenment”.
The objects of enlightened criticism ranged from the established church, judicial practice, freedom of speech, art, literature and manners in general, the role of the King, and economic reform.
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