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Published: 01 January 2019

288 Pages | 24

5.50 x 8.50 inches

ISBN: 9781474416603

Bookseller Code (01)

Enlightenment in a Smart City

Edinburgh's Civic Development, 1660-1750

Murray Pittock

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Defines what we mean by 'Enlightenment' in general and 'Scottish Enlightenment' in particular
  • Uses modern innovation and smart city theory to understand Edinburgh in 1700
  • Identifies the cosmopolitan nature of Enlightenment Edinburgh
  • Identifies Edinburgh 'firsts' and early innovations