Table of contents for Placing the Enlightenment : thinking geographically about the age of reason / Charles W.J. Withers.

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Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgments
1	Introduction: The Enlightenment¿Questions of Geography
	The Enlightenment¿Questions of Definition
	Where Was the Enlightenment? Questions of Geography
PART I	Geographies of the Enlightenment
2	The Enlightenment in National Context
	National Enlightenments?
	Enlightenment Margins?
3	Above and beyond the Nation: Cosmopolitan Networks
	The Enlightenment as a Republic of Letters
	Book Geographies: Translating and Receiving Enlightenment Knowledge
	Artifacts and Instruments: Collecting and Displaying the Enlightenment
4	Doing Enlightenment: Local Sites and Social Spaces
	The Enlightenment Locally: Sites of Practice
	Improving Spaces: Learned Academies and Scientific Societies
	Talking Places: Coffeehouses, Pubs, and Salons
PART II	Geographical Knowledge and the Enlightenment World
5	Exploring, Traveling, Mapping
	Encountering and Imagining
	Mapping and Inscribing
	Envisioning and Publicizing
6	Encountering the Physical World
	Putting the Earth to Shape
	Ordering the World of Plants
	Of Flood, Fire, and a Dynamic Earth
	On Oceans, Climate, and Meteorology
7	Geographies of Human Difference
	Physical, Moral, Natural? Explaining the World¿s Human Geography
	Conjectural Histories, Actual Geographies: Stadial Theory and Human ¿Progress¿
PART III	Geography in the Enlightenment
8	Geography and the Book
	Geographies of the Encyclopédie
	Geography¿s Books and Textual Traditions
	Enlightenment Geography and National Identity: Jedidiah Morse, American Geography, and the New Republic
9	Geography in Practice
	Mapping and Measuring: Mathematical Cosmography, Military Geography, and the Capacity of the State
	Geographies of the Enlightenment Map World
	Diseases, Quadrupeds, and Moral Topography: The Environment for Medical Geography
10	Spaces and Forms of Geographical Sociability
	Knowing Places: Geography in the Learned Academies
	Teaching Spaces: Geography in Enlightenment Universities
	Geography¿s Public Places
	Domestic Geographies and Practical Instruction
11	Conclusion: The Enlightenment¿Questions of Geography
	The Enlightenment¿Geographically
	The Enlightenment¿s Future Geographies
	The Enlightenment¿Our Geographical Contemporary
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Enlightenment.
Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century.
Geography.
Space.