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The empire of reason

Henry Steele Commager

The empire of reason

how Europe imagined and America realized the Enlightenment

by Henry Steele Commager

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Enlightenment -- United States.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHenry Steele Commager.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE163 .C7 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 342 p. ;
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3488451M
      ISBN 100195030621
      LC Control Number82008117


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