Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850, Volume 2

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Taylor & Francis, 2004 - 1277 pages
Review: "Written to stress the crosscurrent of ideas, this cultural encyclopedia provides clearly written and authoritative articles. Thoughts, themes, people, and nations that define the Romantic Era, as well as some frequently overlooked topics, receive their first encyclopedic treatments in 850 signed articles, with bibliographies and coverage of historical antecedents and lingering influences of romanticism. Even casual browsers will discover much to enjoy here."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004.

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Contents

Introduction ix
644
List of Entries XV
695
List of Entries by Subject xxiii
866
Entries A to Z 1
1247
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