Neoclassical History and English Culture: From Clarendon to Hume Philip Hicks

ISBN: 9780230376151

Published: May 14th 2014

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298 pages


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Neoclassical History and English Culture: From Clarendon to Hume  by  Philip Hicks

Neoclassical History and English Culture: From Clarendon to Hume by Philip Hicks
May 14th 2014 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 298 pages | ISBN: 9780230376151 | 9.68 Mb

This book looks at neo-classicism as a context for understanding early-modern English historical writing, and traces the implications of neo-classical history for English political culture at large. By paying close attention to historical genres andMoreThis book looks at neo-classicism as a context for understanding early-modern English historical writing, and traces the implications of neo-classical history for English political culture at large.

By paying close attention to historical genres and audiences, it reassesses both the famous and lesser-known historians of this era, dramatizing them as engaged in a struggle to preserve ancient models of historical composition in the face of a rapidly modernizing society characterized by party politics, print, Christianity, and antiquarian erudition.



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