I’m reading and enjoying Joel Mokyr’s forthcoming(which I’ll be reviewing for another outlet). It’s another perspective on the Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution than covered by his earlier books, and . The book is out in October.
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One of the things I’m enjoying is the range of references – from Frances Yates, whoseand I devoured as an early modern history-crazy teenager to Sam Bowles’ . Speaking of the Enlightenment, the FT today has a glowing review of Anthony Gottlieb’s . One to add to the wish list.
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