Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity


McMahon demonstrates that resistance to the Enlightenment was an extensive, international and modern cultural force, shaping and defining the Enlightenment itself from the moment of inception, while giving rise to an entirely new ideological phenomenon--what we have come to think of as the "Right."

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2002


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