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The sociable humanist

the life and works of James Harris, 1709-1780 : provincial and metropolitan culture in eighteenth-century England

by Clive T. Probyn

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

  • Salisbury (England),
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Harris, James, 1709-1780.,
    • Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Impresarios -- England -- Biography.,
    • Humanists -- England -- Biography.,
    • Salisbury (England) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-363) and index.

      StatementClive T. Probyn.
      LC ClassificationsDA483.H34 P76 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 371 p. :
      Number of Pages371
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1878234M
      ISBN 100198185634
      LC Control Number90038552

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