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Enlightenment Views of Luxury

TILL WAHNBAECK

in Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter presents the development of the European debate on luxury from Bernard Mandeville's Fable of the Bees to Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations. It notes that the debate regarding luxury did not ... More


Tuscan Economic Thought: Ministerial Memorandums and Public Discourse

TILL WAHNBAECK

in Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter shows how a culture of ministerial memorandums was transformed into an increasingly public culture around the middle of the century through new media and the new role played by the ... More


The Origins of Political Economy in Italy

TILL WAHNBAECK

in Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter describes how the European luxury debate reached Italy. It also discusses how the debate was first assimilated in the context of enlightened Catholicism. It sketches the development of ... More


Barbarism, Civility, Luxury: Writing about Moscow in the 1790s–1820s

Alexander M. Martin

in Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605781
eISBN:
9780191750649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605781.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter Four examines the development of images of Moscow in prose literature from the 1790s to the 1820s. First the chapter examines the Western- (especially German-) language literature, with an ... More


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