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Enemies of the Enlightenment

The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity

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Enemies of the Enlightenment by Darrin M McMahon
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Critics have long treated the most important intellectual movement of modern history-the Enlightenment-as if it took shape in the absence of opposition. In this groundbreaking new study, Darrin McMahon demonstrates that, on the contrary, contemporary resistance to the Enlightenment was a major cultural force, shaping and defining the Enlightenment itself from the moment of inception, while giving rise to an entirely new ideological phenomenon-what we have come to think of as the "Right." McMahon skillfully examines the Counter-Enlightenment, showing that it was an extensive, international, and thoroughly modern affair.
Release date NZ
July 18th, 2002
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
numerous halftones
Imprint
Oxford University Press Inc
Pages
276
Dimensions
156x235x16
ISBN-13
9780195158939
Product ID
1837065

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