Translations, Histories, Enlightenments

Author(s): 
Kontler, László
ISBN: 
9781137371713
Date published: 
May 2014
Hardback

Historian and minister William Robertson was a central Scottish Enlightenment figure whose influence reached well beyond the boundaries of the British Isles. In this reception study of Robertson's work, Laszlo Kontler shows how the reception of Robertson's major histories in Germany tests the limits of intellectual transfer through translation.