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Mr. Emerson's Revolution

This volume traces the life, thought and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson, a giant of American intellectual history whose transformative ideas greatly strengthened the two leading reform issues of his day: abolition and women's rights. A broad and deep, yet cautious revolutionary, he spoke about a spectrum of inner and outer realities-personal, philosophical, theological and cultural-all of which gave his mid-career turn to political and social issues their immediate and lasting power.


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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : OBP collection
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2015
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 29 November 2016
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9781783740970
  • Electronic ISBN : 9782821876255
  • Number of pages : 490 p.


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