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Freedom of Speech The History of an Idea by Powers, Elizabeth; Eijnatten, Joris van; Sebastián, Javier Fernández; Fichtner, Paula Sutter; Israel, Jonathan I.; Laursen, John Christian; Morrissey, Lee; Rosenblatt, Helena; Smith, Douglas, 9781611483857
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  • ISBN: 9781611483857 | 1611483859
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/10/2011
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The essays in this volume portray the debates concerning freedom of speech in eighteenth-century France and Britain as well as in Austria, Denmark, Russia, and Spain and its American territories. Representing the views of both moderate and radical eighteenth-century thinkers, these essays by eminent scholars discover that twenty-fi rst-century controversies regarding the extent of permissible speech have their origins in the eighteenth century. The economic integration of Europe and its offshoots over the past three centuries into a distinctive cultural product, "the West," has given rise to a triumphant Enlightenment narrative of universalism and tolerance that masks these divisions and the disparate national contributions to freedom of speech and other liberal rights.

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