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The rise of the public in Enlightenment Europe [electronic resource] / James Van Horn Melton.

By: Melton, James Van Horn, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New approaches to European history: 22.Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 284 p.).ISBN: 0511019076 (electronic bk.); 9780511019074 (electronic bk.); 0511053002 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511053009 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511154216; 9780511154218; 0511116152 (electronic bk.); 9780511116155 (electronic bk.); 9780521469692 (pbk.); 0521469694 (pbk.); 9780521465731; 0521465737; 9780511819421 (electronic bk.); 0511819420 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Enlightenment -- Europe | Europe -- Social life and customs -- 18th century | Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century | Civil society -- Europe -- History -- 18th century | Printing -- Social aspects -- Europe -- 18th century | Europe -- History -- 18th century | Europe -- Civilization -- 18th century | Europe -- Social conditions -- 18th century | Europe -- Politics and government -- 18th century | Si�ecle des lumi�eres -- Europe | Soci�et�e civile -- Europe -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | Imprimerie -- Aspect social -- Europe -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | Europe -- M�urs et coutumes -- 18e si�ecle | Europe -- Vie intellectuelle -- 18e si�ecle | HISTORY | Openbaar leven | Publieke opinie | Intellectuele vorming | Verlichting (cultuurgeschiedenis) | �Offentlichkeit | EuropaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rise of the public in Enlightenment Europe.DDC classification: 940.2/8 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
What is the public sphere? -- Politics and the rise of "public opinion": the cases of England and France: The peculiarities of the English -- Opacity and transparency: French political culture in the eighteenth century -- Readers, writers, and spectators: Reading publics: transformations of the literary public sphere -- Writing publics: eighteenth-century authorship -- From courts to consumers: theater publics -- Being sociable: Women in public: Enlightenment salons -- Drinking in public: taverns and coffeehouses -- Freemasonry: toward civil society.
Summary: In the New Approaches to European History series, this title provides an inter-disciplinary study of the rise of 'the public' in eighteenth-century Europe. James Melton's lucid and accessible account will be of interest to students of social and political history, literary studies, political theory, and the history of women.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: What is the public sphere? -- pt. 1. Politics and the rise of "public opinion": the cases of England and France: The peculiarities of the English -- Opacity and transparency: French political culture in the eighteenth century -- pt. 2. Readers, writers, and spectators: Reading publics: transformations of the literary public sphere -- Writing publics: eighteenth-century authorship -- From courts to consumers: theater publics -- pt. 3. Being sociable: Women in public: Enlightenment salons -- Drinking in public: taverns and coffeehouses -- Freemasonry: toward civil society.

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In the New Approaches to European History series, this title provides an inter-disciplinary study of the rise of 'the public' in eighteenth-century Europe. James Melton's lucid and accessible account will be of interest to students of social and political history, literary studies, political theory, and the history of women.

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