Selling Enlightenment

Selling Enlightenment, by Mark Curran, is the first monograph of the French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe (FBTEE) project. It is intended to be a serious contribution to enlightenment studies, digital humanities and the international and cross-cultural history of print. The result of five years of research, it examines the dissemination of books across Europe in the years 1769-1794. It is to be published by Continuum Books.

Table of contents

Introduction: The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe

Chapter one: A Printing Shop Across the Border

— Bookkeeping Made Simple —

Chapter two: The Myth of the Mountain Dwellers

— The Triumph of Benevolence; or, The History of Francis Wills —

Chapter three: The Republic of Books

Chapter four: The Storm Will Pass

— Procès Romanesque —

Chapter five: Selling Enlightenment

Conclusion

Technical Appendix: Decoding and Coding the Enlightenment

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