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ENLIGHTENMENT or CLASSICAL PERIOD,  18th CENTURY-- SELECTED RESOURCES


 Keeley Library  Rev. January 23, 2001
 

See also
  • World History- 18th Century)
  • U.S.History (18th Century)
  • French Literature (18th Century)
  • French Revolution
  • English Literature (18th Century)
  • American Literature (18th Century)
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE ENLIGHTENMENT

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.1
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.10
    Creech, James. "Age of Reason" v. 1 Crocker, Lester G. "Enlightenment".v. 10 

    ENLIGHTENMENT BROWSING GUIDE:  940's, 944's AND RELATED AREAS
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    080's     Great Books
    190's     Philosophy
    320's     Political Science
    340's     Law
    909's     World History and Geography
    940's     European History
    944's     French History
    973's     American History

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Classical period Enlightenment History--Eighteenteenth Century
    Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. Encyclopedists.  Philosophy, French--18th century. 
    Law--Philosophy. Natural law.  Political science.--History
    History--Philosophy.  Liberty Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873. 
    Knowledge--Theory of  Reason Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804
    Rousseau, Jean Jacques Natural law--history Voltaire, 1694-1778. 
    Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679. Descartes, Rene, 1596-1650.  Hume, David, 1711-1776. 

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASES
    Enlightenment View 186 articles 
    ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.
     
    Note: In Infotrac's Academic Database, for example, there  are 186 articles about the Enlightenment. Many are full- text articles that can be saved to disk, mailed or printed.  The other databases might also contain articles.. 

    LITERATURE OF ENLIGHTENMENT -- SELECTED REFERENCE  BOOKS AND A.V.

    Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment Ref.  940.2503 E56 1996
    European writers / Ref.  809.894 E89
    The philosophy of right Ref.  028.8 G7856
    Autobiography ; Essay on liberty (by John Stewart Mill) Ref.  080 H339
    French and English philosophers Ref.  080 H339
    English philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries  Ref. 080 H339
    The Enlightenment : The age and its art [filmstrip] FILMSTRIP  709.032 E58
    The Age of enlightenment. Multi-Media Productions, .  [940.253 E58]

    ENLIGHTENMENT -- SELECTED  BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING STACKS

    Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment. 191 J76
    The bridge of criticism; dialogues among Lucian, Erasmus, and Voltaire on the Enlightenment. 190 G285 1970B
     Jefferson, nationalism, and the enlightenment 191 J45ZCO
    The bridge of criticism; dialogues among Lucian, Erasmus, andVoltaire on the Enlightenment --on history and hope, imagination and reason, constraint and freedom--and on its meaning for our  time.  190 G285 1970B
    What is justice? Justice, law, and politics in the mirror of science; collected essays. 340.11 K29
    The handbook of political fallacies;(JeremyBentham) 328.3 B476HA 1962
    The selected work of Tom Paine & Citizen Tom Paine.  320. 97303 P147
    Seedtime of the Republic; the origin of the American tradition of political liberty.  342.739 R835SE 1953
    The portable age of reason  reader 808.8 P839
    Age of enlightenment.  909.7 G285 1969
    The eighteenth-century revolution: French or Western?  909.7 E34
    The Western tradition; a book of readings from the ancient worldto the atomic age  940 W527 1965B
    The age of reason, the eighteenth century.  940.253 N653AG 1960
    Problems in Western civilization; the challenge o 940 S294 
    The age of reason.  940.253 M294
    Kings and philosophers,1689-1789 940.25 K92
    The age of reason. 1st ed. in the U.S.  940.253 N653AG 1960
    The Enlightenment.  940.253 Y25 1980
    Enlightened despotism 940.253 G135
    The quest for security, 1715-1740, 940.253 R646 1963
    The ancien regime 944.034 B421 1967
    Europe of the ancien regime, 1715-1783.  940.253 O34 1965
    The Declaration of Independence : a study in the history of political ideas 973.313 B395

    WEB SITES

    Voice of the Shuttle Humanites  Page
    Do a search for Enlightenment on this page
    Samuel Johnson Very complete site. 
    Jonathan Swift: A Modest Proposal Voltaire LinksPhilosophical Dictionary in English
    Theater 1750 - 1820 Great Books 1750 - 1820(Malaspina GreatBooks)
    Selections from Boswell's London Journal, A visit to Tyburn and NewgateJames Boswell (1740-1795) Robert Burns  cultural background
    Kant on the Web Complete Federalist Papers
    Internet Modern History Sourcebook-Documents Age of Enlightenment
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