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Italy and the Enlightenment

studies in a cosmopolitan century

by Franco Venturi

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Published by New York University Press in [New York] .
Written in English

  • Intellectual life,
  • Enlightenment

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introd. by Stuart Woolf; translated [from the Italian] by Susan Corsi
    ContributionsWoolf, S. J. (Stuart Joseph), ed
    LC ClassificationsDG447 .V467
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24764718M
    LC Control Number72077153

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