John Aubrey and the Advancement of Learning
John Aubrey (1626–97) was one of the best-connected scholars and antiquaries in the great decades of the British scientific revolution. He is remembered as a pioneer historian and the father of English life-writing, whose Brief Lives remains a lasting portrait of a generation of eminent thinkers and nobles. But Aubrey’s intellectual interests were much broader. He was one...more
Paperback, 111 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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