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Selected Writings of an Eighteenth-Century Venetian Woman of Letters (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Chicago Series)

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Elisabetta Caminer Turra (1751-96) was one of the most prominent women in eighteenth-century Italy and a central figure in the international "Republic of Letters." A journalist and publisher, Caminer participated in important debates on capital punishment, freedom of the press, and the abuse of clerical power. She also helped spread Enlightenment ideas into Italy by promot ...more
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Published November 1st 2003 by University Of Chicago Press (first published September 1st 2003)
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