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The Age of Projects (UCLA Clark Memorial Library)

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Description for The Age of Projects (UCLA Clark Memorial Library) Hardcover. The Age of Projects uses the notion of a project as a key to understanding the massive social, cultural, political, literary, and scientific transitions that occurred in Europe during the late seventeenth century. Editor(s): Novak, Maximillian E. Series: UCLA Clark Memorial Library Series. Num Pages: 368 pages, 14 illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JD; DSBD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 165 x 38. Weight in Grams: 780.
The Projecting Age was a term the English novelist Daniel Defoe used to describe the end of the seventeenth century. This term could just as easily be used, however, to describe the period known as the Long Eighteenth Century (1660-1789). The Age of Projects uses the notion of a project as a key to understanding the massive social, cultural, political, literary, and scientific transitions that occurred in Europe during this time. The contributors to this collection examine fraudulent, grandiose, altruistic, and idealistic projects that reveal the period's radical breaks from the past and its preoccupation with the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Series
UCLA Clark Memorial Library Series
Condition
New
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
Toronto, Canada
ISBN
9780802098733
SKU
V9780802098733
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Maximillian E. Novak is a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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