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The Powers of Distance: Cosmopolitanism and the Cultivation of Detachment

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Combining analysis of Victorian literature and culture with forceful theoretical argument, The Powers of Distance examines the progressive potential of those forms of cultivated detachment associated with Enlightenment and modern thought. Amanda Anderson explores a range of practices in nineteenth-century British culture, including methods of objectivity in social science, ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published August 19th 2001 by Princeton University Press
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