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Published: 05 March 2020

368 Pages | 10 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198809692

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The First Scottish Enlightenment

Rebels, Priests, and History

Kelsey Jackson Williams

  • The first book-length study of the early Scottish Enlightenment (1680-1745)
  • Presents a major new interpretation of this period of Scottish history
  • Based on extensive archival research that recovers previously unknown works and authors of international significance
  • Challenges deeply-entrenched narratives of cultural change in Scotland and offers a fresh way of reading Scotland's intellectual and cultural heritage