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- DescriptionThis book explores the French Enlightenment's use of cross-cultural comparisons - particularly the figures of the Chinese mandarin and American and Polynesian savage - to praise of critique aspects of European society and to draw general conclusions regarding human nature, natural law, and the rise and decline of civilizations.
- Author BiographyDavid Harvey is an associate professor of History at the New College of Florida.
- Author(s)David Allen Harvey
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication06/08/2012
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Series TitlePalgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight480 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine20 mm
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