Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Oz-Salzberger, Fania.

Title Translating the enlightenment : Scottish civic discourse in eighteenth-century Germany / Fania Oz-Salzberger
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1995
Online access available from:
Oxford Scholarship Online    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (viii, 356 pages)
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary This study examines how political ideas travel across languages and cultures. It examines the reception in Germany of the civic theories of the Scottish Enlightenment thinker Adam Ferguson and shows how German intellectuals misread his work in a way which opened up fruitful insights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816.
Culture diffusion -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Germany.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.
Political science -- Scotland -- History.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191676543 ebook