Celebrate our new site and save $15 Get code »

Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh's Moment of the Mind

by

Write The First Customer Review
Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh's Moment of the Mind - Buchan, James

In the early eighteenth century, Edinburghwas a filthy backwater synonymous with poverty and disease, and recently famous for religious persecution. When this small walled-off city surrendered to a handful of Highlanders in 1745, things had never looked bleaker. Yet by century's end, the ancient Scottish capital had become the marvel of modern ... Read More