'It is difficult to find a book on the Scottish Enlightenment that does not cite the work of Roger Emerson. Over the past three decades he has been an indefatigable archaeologist of the social frameworks that facilitated the ferment of knowledge not only in Scotland, but in all of Great Britain and its colonies. This book continues in the tradition of this fine corpus of scholarship.' ISIS
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About the Author
Roger L. Emerson is Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.