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

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Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh's Moment of the Mind - Buchan, James
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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 Europe, thanks to a group of friends whose trailblazing ingenuity and passion for ideas changed the way all of us look at the world. It was in Edinburgh that a unique gathering of ...

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Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh's Moment of the Mind 2004, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060558895

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Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh's Moment of the Mind 2003, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060558888

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