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The Enlightenment
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Examination of the Enlightenment of the eighteenth century. The class will analyze the great books of the period, and assess the social, cultural, and political context in which new ideas emerged. Themes will include the book trade, gender and sociability, the luxury debate, the construction of race, and revolution.


Instructors of this Course

Associate Professor

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