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Harvard Historical Studies 159

The Science of Culture in Enlightenment Germany

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$71.50 • £57.95 • €64.50

ISBN 9780674026179

Publication Date: 01/31/2008

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374 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 1 line, 4 maps

Harvard Historical Studies

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  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Words and Things
  • 1. Orientalism and Reform
  • 2. Culture and the Origin of Language
  • 3. The Search for the Historical Plato
  • 4. The Search for the Historical Homer
  • 5. The Search for the Historical Moses
  • 6. The Sociology of Ancient History
  • 7. Three Anthropologies
  • 8. A Scientific Revolution
  • Conclusion: Enlightenment Social Science
  • Notes
  • Index

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