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Georgian Geographies

Pub Date : 2004-01-01 | Author : Miles Ogborn | Publisher : Manchester University Press

ISBN 10 : 0719065100
ISBN 13 : 9780719065101

This text provides an interdisciplinary examination of the geographical nature of culture and society in 18th-century Britain and the British world. The book's introduction identif..

Enlightenment Modernity And Science

Pub Date : 2010-10-30 | Author : Paul A. Elliot | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857718969
ISBN 13 : 0857718967

Scientific culture was one of the defining characteristics of the English Enlightenment, permeating many aspects of Georgian society and culture. As new and mysterious realms were ..

Geographies Of The Romantic North

Pub Date : 2013-08-28 | Author : A. Byrne | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137311320
ISBN 13 : 1137311320

This book examines British scientific and antiquarian travels in the "North," circa 1790–1830. British perceptions, representations and imaginings of the North are considered par..

Strangers In A Strange Land

Pub Date : 2018-05-30 | Author : Paul Manning | Publisher : Cultural Revolutions: Russia i

ISBN 10 : 1618118315
ISBN 13 : 9781618118318

Manning examines the formation of nineteenth-century intelligentsia print publics in the former Soviet republic of Georgia both anthropologically and historically. At once somehow ..

Geographies Of The Book

Pub Date : 2016-04-15 | Author : Charles W.J. Withers | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317128984
ISBN 13 : 1317128982

The geography of the book is as old as the history of the book, though far less thoroughly explored. Yet research has increasingly pointed to the spatial dimensions of book history..

Geography Science And National Identity

Pub Date : 2001-10-04 | Author : Charles W. J. Withers | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521642027
ISBN 13 : 9780521642026

Charles Withers' book brings together work on the history of geography and the history of science with extensive archival analysis to explore how geographical knowledge has been us..