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INTELLECTUAL HISTORY.

INTELLECTUAL HISTORY.

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1 GRAFTON, ANTHONY. Bring Out Your Dead: The Past As Revelation.
Harvard University Press,Cambridge: 2001. 0674015975 / 9780674015975 First edition (unstated). s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The work of the Renaissance humanists comes to life in Anthony Grafton's exploration of the primary sources and modern scholarship, classical and modern elements in the world of European letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Tracing the ties that bound the world of humanistic learning in early modern Europe to other social and cultural spheres, Grafton defines the current state of the art of scholarship on early modern European cultural and intellectual history while simultaneously demonstrating how entertaining, enlightening, and relevant that history can be. Covering a dazzling variety of topics and authors as different as Alberti and Descartes, Grafton maps the grand and meticulous efforts of the past to connect the realm of nature with that of books, the realm of everyday experience with that of passionate reading in massive tomes, and the realm of codes of etiquette and institutions with that of extravagant and joyous erudition--efforts that this book itself brilliantly carries on. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.48 USD
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2 GRAFTON, ANTHONY. Bring Out Your Dead: The Past As Revelation.
Harvard University Press,Cambridge: 2001. 067400468X / 9780674004689 First edition (unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The work of the Renaissance humanists comes to life in Anthony Grafton's exploration of the primary sources and modern scholarship, classical and modern elements in the world of European letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Tracing the ties that bound the world of humanistic learning in early modern Europe to other social and cultural spheres, Grafton defines the current state of the art of scholarship on early modern European cultural and intellectual history while simultaneously demonstrating how entertaining, enlightening, and relevant that history can be. Covering a dazzling variety of topics and authors as different as Alberti and Descartes, Grafton maps the grand and meticulous efforts of the past to connect the realm of nature with that of books, the realm of everyday experience with that of passionate reading in massive tomes, and the realm of codes of etiquette and institutions with that of extravagant and joyous erudition--efforts that this book itself brilliantly carries on. Includes an Index. 
Price: 51.78 USD
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3 JOHNSON, PAUL. Intellectuals.
HarperPerennial, New York: 2003. 0060916575 / 9780060916572 Twenty-fifth Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Karl Marx, Henrik Ibsen, Leo Tolstoy, Ernest Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Bertolt Brecht, Jean-Paul Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillian Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tynan, Noam Chomsky, and others are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous. Includes an Index. "Mr. Johnson revels in all the wicked things these great thinkers have done, and the reveling parts of the book are great fun to read." - Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty, New York Times Book Review 
Price: 7.59 USD
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