Titolo: Mesmerism and the End of the Enlightenment ...
Casa editrice: Harvard University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1968
Condizione libro: very good
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Riassunto: Early in 1788, Franz Anton Mesmer, a Viennese physician, arrived in Paris and began to promulgate a somewhat exotic theory of healing that almost immediately seized the imagination of the general populace. Robert Darnton, in his lively study of mesmerism and its relation to eighteenth-century radical political thought and popular scientific notions, provides a useful contribution to the study of popular culture and the manner in which ideas are diffused down through various social levels.
L'autore: Robert Darnton is Professor of History at Princeton University.
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