Colin Kidd: The British Enlightenment
8 March 2001
Show More Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World by Roy Porter.
Allen Lane, 728 pp., £25, October 2000, 0 7139 9152 6Show More
“... English Enlightenment. In the twenty-five years since then, Porter has done much to prepare the way for his new magnum opus. In particular, the influential collection of essays which he edited with MikulasTeich, The Enlightenment in National Context (1981), exploded the notion of a monolithic, francophone Enlightenment project. Once the Enlightenment as a whole is reconfigured as a set of plural ...”