Translations Histories Enlightenments

Author: L. Kontler
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137371720
Release Date: 2014-06-05
Genre: History

Historian and minister William Robertson was a central Scottish Enlightenment figure whose influence reached well beyond the boundaries of the British Isles. In this reception study of Robertson's work, Laszlo Kontler shows how the reception of Robertson's major histories in Germany tests the limits of intellectual transfer through translation.