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Enlightenment and community

Lessing, Abbt, Herder and the quest for a German public

by Benjamin W. Redekop

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Ithaca, NY .
Written in

  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, 1729-1781 -- Political and social views,
    • Abbt, Thomas, 1738-1766 -- Political and social views,
    • Herder, Johann Gottfried, 1744-1803 -- Political and social views,
    • Enlightenment -- Germany

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-257) and index.

      StatementBenjamin W. Redekop.
      SeriesMcGill-Queen"s studies in the history of ideas ;, 28
      LC ClassificationsB2621 .R43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6893917M
      ISBN 100773510265
      LC Control Number00691216

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