Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2016

280 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748646104

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The Life of William Robertson

Minister, Historian and Principal

First Edition

Jeffrey R. Smitten

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first modern biography of William Robertson, a key figure of the Scottish Enlightenment
  • Includes new biographical information drawn from archival sources and from all Robertson's largely unpublished correspondence
  • Discusses Robertson's works, published and unpublished
  • Assesses Robertson's achievement based on fresh consideration of all facets of his career as minister, historian and principal

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