Child of the Enlightenment by Arianne Baggerman
Revolutionary Europe Reflected in a Boyhood Diary (Egodocuments and History)

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A diary kept by a boy in the 1790s provides the basis for a panoramic view of the Age of Enlightenment and democratic revolution in Europe, highlighting the emergence of new ideas on education, nature, time, space, religion and politics.

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Published January 27, 2009 by Brill Academic Publishers. 553 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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In some ways, the original Dutch title of the book is especially apt: The Wonderful World of Otto van Eck: a Cultural History of the Batavian Revolution, for this is a truly wonderful evocation of his world and a superb book.

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