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Empire of Reason : How Europe Imagined and America Realized the Enlightenment, HENRY STEELE COMMAGER
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Author:    HENRY STEELE COMMAGER

Title:   Empire of Reason : How Europe Imagined and America Realized the Enlightenment

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   Used - Very Good

Publisher:    Pub Overstock Unlimited Inc July 2001

ISBN Number:    184212076X / 9781842120767

Seller ID:   135368

Light cover wear, firm binding, text unmarked. Previous owner's name on first endpaper. Textblock foredge shows a few stains.

An Eighth Day View:

The foremost American historian of his generation delves into the nation's European origins, illuminating how the new country embodied the principles of the Enlightenment--ideals that Europe, trapped by tradition and privilege, could not itself realize. ..."crystalline clarity of...writing causes] explosions in the reader's mind...history to be pondered and cherished."--The New York Times. "Learning and reason are at the service of a mind whose understanding of democracy gains brilliance and power from a passion for...freedom."--Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

Price = 7.95 USD



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