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The Enlightenment: A Brief History with Documents
In an unusually diverse collection, Margaret Jacob presents the eighteenth-century movement known as the Enlightenment that forever changed the political, religious, and educational landscape of the day. Selections by some of the period’s most important thinkers include pieces by Locke, Rousseau, Mary Wortley Montagu, Denis Diderot, and Moses Mendelssohn. She covers the mo ...more
Paperback, 237 pages
Published October 4th 2000 by Bedford/St. Martin's
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I read this for my Western Perspective II class. I honestly loved it! The beginning is an introduction by the author and part two of the book is a collaboration of first-sources. I liked it so much instead of selling it I re-gifted it to a good friend of mine I new would enjoy it.