History and Nature in the Enlightenment: Praise of the Mastery of Nature in Eighteenth-Century Historical Literature

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Outlines how eighteenth-century historians emphasized the use of nature as a precondition for cultural progress. Discusses such things as climatic theories, and stadial theories.

Publisher

Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2011.

Date

07/27/2017

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Citation

Wolloch, Nathaniel, “History and Nature in the Enlightenment: Praise of the Mastery of Nature in Eighteenth-Century Historical Literature,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed June 25, 2024, https://enlightenmentlegacies.org/items/show/29.