6 of 11 people found the following review helpful
This review is from: Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World (Allen Lane History) (Paperback)
Very well arranged chapter's which makes it easy to get a clear idea on the key topics, this also makes it easy to re-read specific aspects ie women, religion, the print explosion etc.
It puts a cross Britain's contribution (creation?) of a fascinating period of rapid development in spheres from philosophy to science and throughout society at all levels.
Only very slight criticism would be that on a few occasions he tends to list things within the text. Good for giving quick impact of a movement or view of something but towards the end got a little tiresome.
I feel one indication of a good book is if it inspires other purchases/interests. It passed this test quite easily.